This weekend the 10th Capoeira Madeira FGC Festival was held in Machico. For those who do not know what capoeira is, it is a Brazilian martial art originated by African slaves brought by the Portugese. Capoeira was banned because the slaves did not have any kind of freedom, that’s why they disguised it as a … More 10th Capoeira Madeira FGC Festival
There’s a famous proverb that says “All work and no play makes Jack a dull boy.” It couldn’t be more accurate! We have been working hard on our Fragile project, making can art and light installations for the exhibition that will occur on the 27th of June. But for one day we put our work to … More Happy Birthday, boss 🙂
My friends and I had planed a travel from Monte Botanical Garden. Sunday morning we met in front of supermarket and go together to take for bus. Actually we wasted almost 1 hour in the bus station. After all of this, we were able to take a bus. Besides this I was still enjoying 🙂 … More There was an unfortunate day before The Classic Car Festival
When I first embarked on my EVS journey I had no clue how my life would turn upside down and in many views start anew. Sure I knew that I was moving to a foreign country with some basic knowledge of the new culture I am going to be a part of and I was … More All you need is love
I believe the universe can hear me, also us. I have been reading and watching whatever I find about the spirituel for 3 years. Going a long way, I am loving follow the cloud. In my opinion they are the most charming in the world. Whenever they are give me some peace, I absolutely find an perfect experience … More Do you hear me, universe?
My faithful readers should remember Izabela, my one of two partners in crime. She finished her EVS and left the island in February. She was working with kids and made a theatre play, unfortunately, it didn’t take place while she was here, but last week. The play was about Madeiran nature and Laurissilva forest, it … More Well done Izabela!
Today we moved our work to another level, after collecting and washing glass bottles ,we actually started to cut them.The process is simple, but one should be really careful while doing it. It’s recommended to wear gloves and protective glasses. it requires a lot of patience, that’s why sometimes you end up with breaking bottle or damaging it so much, that … More Beware of Glass Dust
When I found out information from a National agency of Portugal, that I was chosen for training, first I felt, that I didn’t want to leave Madeira, but I can say now, that participating in this training was an amazing experience, BECAUSE FOR MANY DIFFERENT REASONS: I made firstly my travel – flight, bus, train … More On arrival training in VISEU – ტრენინგი ვიზეუში, ადრეული იბერიული კულტურის ძველ ქალაქში
A great way to spend a sunny day in the island of everlasting spring is taking a stroll. But a even better way to spend is to show the sights to newcomers. And that’s exactly what we did today. Yesterday new volunteers came to Madeira to join us in our project. Two lovely Turkish girls … More Welcome to Madeira!
After face painting activity, which Erykah already wrote about, local policemen made a Police Dog Performance with well–trained german shepherds. The show was really impressive and delightful. At least they managed to attract kids, so they forgot about face painting and we could chill out, everybody was happy. The shot I took during the performance. This policeman … More When I grow up, I will be a…