When it comes to , all Portuguese speakers all over the world are in agreement: use a Tap [ɾ]. It’s exactly the same sound as the r in…

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In fact, Madeira was just voted Europe’s “Leading Island Destination” in the World Travel Awards again (the sixth time in the last seven years). Less than four hours…

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The nearest airport to Madeira Beach is St. Petersburg (PIE) Airport which is 10 miles away. Other nearby airports include Tampa (TPA) (20.4 miles), Sarasota/Bradenton (SRQ) (32.2 miles),…

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Initially, the Portuguese bartered with the natives to bring brazilwood and other forest items to the coast. However, when the natives had accumulated all the tools and pots…

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Roses also root wonderfully, if you take a bit of the green wood after pruning and plant them quite deeply into clay soil for every ten pieces you…

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But Portugal’s experience is often misunderstood. Although it decriminalized the use of all illicit drugs in small amounts in 2001, including heroin and cocaine, that’s different from making…

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Unfortunately there is no railway system connecting the island of Madeira with the rest of Portugal. Other than catching a flight, the only way to actually reach this…

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Now, over 100 years since the violent deaths of Carlos I and Prince Luis Filipe and the short and tumultuous reign of Manuel II, those momentous events remain…

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After procuring the new caravel ship, Henry was responsible for the early development of Portuguese exploration and maritime trade with other continents through the systematic exploration of Western…

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Situated at the mouth of the River Tagus where it meets the Ocean, Lisbon is a city with a strong connection to the sea, and is the only…

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