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Absurd dinners provoke thought about food and the city.
A piece about a campaign from International Amnesty Portugal , a drum set made with objects used to torture people.
O Prego da Peixaria, it may well be the only fish restaurant known for its burgers.
This is the story of an alien burger, made with ingredients from the Atlantic Ocean: cuttlefish and salmon, tomato and algae in cuttlefish-ink flat bread, 'Bolo do Caco', traditional bread from Madeira Island.
Chef Luís Miguel Barradas, show us how he prepare the Salmon and Cuttlefish Burger. He talk about this creation and clients reactions to it.
Brazil, Salvador da Bahia
Portuguese National Soccer Team player Cristiano Ronaldo sings the Portuguese National Anthem before the match, Portugal vs Germany, FIFA World Cup, June 16, 2014.
Fifa World Cup 2014 in Brazil, Salvador da Bahia, Arena Fonte Nova, Germany vs. Portugal, German National Team Coach Jogi Löw watches the match.
Wild flowers grows everywhere in the island
After some flora, many birds are also endemic species that can be found only in this island
Water channels that after more than 350 years continue to deliver water from inside the island to the villages and farms. The trek paths follow this water routes until its final destination
Madeira Island is visited mainly because its nature and natural beauty. Its common see tourists from all ages trekking paths that ranges from easy to very difficult, from half an hour to one or two days walking.
Laurissilva is the name of this rainforest that only exist in Madeira and Azores Islands (Portuguese), Canarias Islands in Spain, Cape Vert Islands and parts of Mauritania coast. Is the same forest that existed between 15 to 50 million of years ago.
Since the middle of the XVI century man started cutting and detouring water in the island to use in agriculture and human use. Now there are more than 200 km of water channels (in a 30 km x 80 km island) that continues to be used for the same pourposes and also to guide trekking enthusiasts go deep inside the island
Moments of silence in the deep of the subtropical forest
Trekking paths always between water and nature
levadas is the term in Portuguese for the water channels that take the water from inside the island to the villages and farms along the tiny island
The water necessities "ordered" two century's ago islanders to open tunnels deep inside the volcanic island.
From European royal dynasties in the end of XIX century to middle class German and British tourists, trekking in the island
levadas is a must have during a holiday season in Madeira
With volcanic origins, the island now presents deep valleys, where nature is abundant and UNESCO classified of World Heritage Nature Site
Tourists can find themselves, when inside the island at the real human scale and insignificance when compared with Nature
Waterfall at "caldeirão verde" trekking path
Deep V valleys are the main landscape of the island interior, surrounded by waterfalls and views to the Atlantic ocean in every corner
Waterfall at "caldeirão verde" path
Intense wet forest with frequent periods of sun and fog at an altitude between 400 meters above sea level to 1800 meters
Resting after a 6,5 kilometer trekking path during 2,5 hours in a stunning environment
Deep V valleys rapid change from subtropical sun to intense fog and humity
Madeira Island is home of hundreds of endemic flora species like more than 30 different wild orchids only found in this island
Waterfall inside Madeira Island
Familiar agriculture inside the island
part of the subtropical rainforest
Trekking paths follows the water channels for more than 200 routes inside the island
Documentary series of 17 episodes, 3 minutes each.
In each episode a character is displayed with a way of being optimistic in life, contrary to their current situation.
Archaeologists have discovered 100 or so rock carvings from the Upper Palaeolithic (10,000 to 30,000 years ago) which depict basic animation at 2 to 3 frames per second.
A local worker in the cleaning shop posed for a photograph in Alfama, Lisbon, Portugal. ---
Alfama is the oldest district, sitting on the hill, in Lisbon, Portugal. Consisting of many significant historical attractions with many Fedo bars and restaurants, Alfama attracts many tourists.