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Madeira and the Canary Islands

Alfred Gordon-Brown

Madeira and the Canary Islands

a concise guide for the visitor

by Alfred Gordon-Brown

  • 122 Want to read
  • 22 Currently reading

Published by issued for the Union-Castle Mail Steamship Co. by Hale in London .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Madeira (Madeira Islands),
  • Canary Islands
    • Subjects:
    • Madeira (Madeira Islands) -- Description and travel -- Guidebooks,
    • Canary Islands -- Guidebooks

    • Edition Notes

      Col. maps on endpapers.

      Statementby A. Gordon-Brown.
      GenreGuidebooks.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsDP702.M15 G68 1966
      The Physical Object
      Pagination152 p.
      Number of Pages152
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6012364M
      LC Control Number66067921
      OCLC/WorldCa4960522

      About this book. This is the first comprehensive field guide dealing exclusively with the birds of this spectacular region. It covers all resident, migrant and vagrant species found in Macaronesia (Canary Islands, Madeira, Azores and Cape Verde).   14 Fictional Works Worth Reading Before Visiting The Canary Islands Ajuy Beach, Fuenteventura The Canary Islands have, it would seem, always been popular with a certain type of British tourist if I am to believe everything I see on the TV and read in the newspapers.

      Contrasting islands beckon on this late summer escape south to warmer climes. Beautiful Madeira and the ever-popular Canary Islands of Lanzarote, Gran Canaria and Tenerife promise a host of exciting experiences each time you step ashore. On board, relax and unwind enjoying the delicious cuisine, activities and entertainment. In beautiful Madeira, the Canary Islands and Cape Verde you’ll find busy harbours and dramatic scenery to explore. By contrast, Morocco presents a fascinating world of mosques and bazaars and Gibraltar, offers some tempting tax-free shopping - Christmas is coming!

      The air travel (bird fly) shortest distance between Canary Islands and Madeira is km= miles. If you travel with an airplane (which has average speed of miles) from Canary Islands to Madeira, It takes hours to arrive. Facebook Twitter. Canary Islands. Canary Islands is located in Spain. Some miles off the coast of Africa, Madeira is one of the world's most beautiful islands. This sun-blessed subtropical paradise is home to some of the most vibrant and exotic flora on Earth. Relax in Funchal, the island capital, visit the wonderful Botanical Gardens, and perhaps race downhill from Monte to Livramento in a wickerwork 'toboggan'!


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