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March 22, 2004

Madeira: “Levada”

Filed under: — Laurenz @ 10:52 pm

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One special attraction of walking on Madeira are the so-called “levadas” canals carrying water to remote fields.
They are easy enough to follow and sometimes you can even walk on the levada itself.

Edited: Please note, there now is a special gallery with 50 photos from Madeira

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