Sunday, August 1

Digital nomads take refuge in Madeira

Right after crossing the threshold and opening the year 1950, a particularly illustrious passenger got off the ferry ‘The Durban Castle’ at the Funchal pier. The capital of Madeira was the temporary destination of Sir Winston Churchill and he was so impressed by the landscapes of the Portuguese island that this trip marked him for life. He was not alone, no. He was accompanied by Clementina, his wife, and their daughter Diana. It was only three years before he received the Nobel Prize for Literature and today a corner with his name remembers his wake. It is the main viewpoint of Câmara de Lobos, a beautiful fishing village just ten kilometers from that Funchal invaded by fennel (which means ‘funcho’). There he sat … See More

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