samedi 30 juin 2007

UN PETIT TOUR DE L'ÎLE

the triangular houses of Santana are primarily used to be protected from the rain and to sleep





Lévadas true paradises of the hikers. These channels transport water to irrigate the plantations of banana trees, vineyards and gardens. There is 2150 km channels of which some date from XVIème century.


In the medium of the island at the narrowest place, one can photograph the Northern side and the southern side.



CANICAL

vendredi 29 juin 2007

the center of the island place of the fresh water reserve

higher cliff of Europe 580m
road of cornice

fields of banana trees out of rib stalls
Is a this cloud of pollution to far?

jeudi 28 juin 2007

PONTO DE SAO LOURENCO



Ponta de Sao Lourenço natural reserve since 1982

this point is stretched in the east of Madeira where it forms almost island a 9 km length on 2 of large, it includes 2 small islands. Only some wild flowers manage to push. very different from the remainder of the island, geology carries traces of a more recent volcanic activity, with its hills of ashes and sandstone. there was so much wind, which we must squat not to fall and we could not go until the end of the island.










mardi 26 juin 2007

PORTO MONIZ

Porto Moniz and its natural swimming pools, of the volcanic cavities that the tides fill




lundi 25 juin 2007

THE LACKE AND AZURELLOS



A succession of 40 panels on the history of Portugal, accounting for 3 or 4 most important events of each reign and each republic.
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AN ANOTHER GARDEN

The botanical garden was created in 1960, it contains more than 2000 exotics plants. Le garden became a center of studies for the scientists who devote themselves to the protection of the plants threatened of extinction.
I even saw there into large the plant of my friend Peter.

Even the flowers push in the walls.
As in the desert of Sonora in California.

samedi 23 juin 2007

Jardin exotique Madère

close to the central pond, is exposed the ceramics vase highest of the world, indexed in Guiness book



vendredi 22 juin 2007

THE TERRESTRIAL PARADISE







the alleys of the garden were decorated sculptures, pagodas, rough or carved stone lanterns.

AN EXTRAORDINARY GARDEN



Jardin Tropical Monte Palace
It occupies a surface of 70 000 m2.
The plants come from the whole world enriched the collection of more than 10000 vegetables species.A a space is reserved for the flora madérienne. On finds there also vegetable species in process of extinction.

Le garden shelters 60 varieties of cycas