Another week and so there’s another obligatory update for me to write for this blog. As those of you who follow this (and there’s rather a modest number of you, my atlantic’scalling-ers) J You may noticed that I skipped publishing anything last week. My only explanation is that instead of Atlantic’s calling piece I wrote … More Madeira, the place where you can spread your wings.
As I’m having lots of spare time on the island I decided to sign up on piano classes. I’m still deluding myself with a thought that one day I’ll be able to play Maple Leaf Rag, the way Scott Joplin, composer, did himself. Anyway this isn’t relevant to the main content of this article. As … More The reason I find Portuguese kings unthinking..
As I’m occupied with work for most of my days I haven’t noticed that the first month of my stay in Madeira winded up in stupendously swift speed. I’m impressed and a bit saddened. Nevertheless, this tells me to take more attention to my days and embrace all the surrounding. To… somehow… mystically suck in … More How living on the heavenly island changes my way of seeing things.
If you’re a tourist in the Madeira Island vacationing in Funchal, You’d definitely be recommended by your hotel desk clerk to visit Câmara de Lobos. And If by chance you get there between 27th of June and 1st of July you encounter on your way to this fascinating fishermen town, an extremely long line of … More Sao Pedro festival – Be there or be square
Portugal is without a doubt an extremely beautiful and curiosity- arousing country. Although I haven’t started learning Portuguese yet, I’m continuously hunting fascinating facts about this place. I met numerous local people among whom you can find doctors, environmental engineers, bar tenders and other. Learning from them about their country consolidates my understanding of their … More 5 interesting facts about Portugal
If someone would have told me few months ago that I would participate in the EVS project in Madeira Islands, I wouldn’t have believed it. At last, this is what is happening for real! I came to Funchal, a capital city Portugal’s Madeira archipelago, for the very first time on the 3rd of June. I … More My first week in Câmara de Lobos. – What caught me surprised and who made me feel special.
I think we have started in February (which doesn’t mean neither “cold” nor “winter” here) and now is May, slightly warmer and more pleasant, and we have just finished. What? Russian classes! Here goes Natasha: And me: So, for almost 4 months we held classes, starting from one place but later moving to Casa do … More “Ы” vs. “Э”: shortly about Russian lessons