Wednesday has finally come and with it the exhibition of our photographs and video in the contest hosted by The Institute of Forests and Nature Conservation IP-RAM. It will be displayed at the Madeira shopping until the 2nd of April. The contest was held in honor of the Commemoration of the International Day … More “A floresta fonte de vida” (The forest, source of life)
Going to Laurisilva forest, take two 😉 This time we actually made it! The gang (Nika, Lara, Audrius and myself) got back together in the early hours of the morning when we caught a bus from our town to Funchal. There we hopped on another bus to Ribeiro Frio. A 45 minute ride took us … More Not all Mondays are tedious
It was a bright sunny day when Nika, Lara, Audrius and myself decided to visit the Laurisilva forrest via Ribeiro frio. However our plans quickly went awry as checked the bus schedule. Instead of throwing in the towel we decided to make the most of the day and visit the Madeira botanical garden or Jardim … More Our Sunday adventure
On March 21st the Instituto das Florestas organized a contest of Photos and videos about the Laurissilva Forest of Madeira. The exhibition was held at the Madeira Shopping Mall. We won a prize, sleeping one night in a Casa de abrigo, with our video called Os três amigos. It was easy because there were only … More Contest of photos and videos of the Laurissilva forest of Madeira
This week has been different. In a few weeks weeks will be the day of the forests and the Institute das Florestas of Funchal, organized a concuncurso of photography and video on the Laurissilva of Madeira. We had the oppurtunity to know this forest and see from its wonderful balconies the nature and fauna so … More Getting to know the island
Last Friday I arrived in Funchal, Madeira. The landing was accompanied by rainy and windy weather. The next day, I was no longer dizzy from the flight and the light of day let me see the beauty of this district. The place with a nature and temperature very different from my country at this time … More First days in Câmara de Lobos
It was a cold November day when my email alerted me to a new message, titled “When did you last do something you’ll remember for a lifetime?” The content talked about the upcoming EVS projects from December up to March of 2018. It included many possible locations raging from Bosnia, Romania and finally Madeira island, Portugal. … More The memory of a lifetime
A month has passed since the previous volunteer, my partner in crime – Izabela left.I would lie if i said i don’t miss her, but what can I do!? this is probably the only disadvantage of EVS, that you meet people, get used to them and then they suddenly disappear, as if they never existed, like … More Newcomers Welcome!