Jeff Farley's photos with the Madeira

The volcanic mountains of Madeira.

The volcanic mountains of Madeira.
This pic was taken from inside the extinct volcano which produced the Island.
Added on March 30, 2016

Seen on Madeira.

Seen on Madeira.
I don't know the name of this moth but I am sure someone will !!!
Added on March 29, 2016

Olive trees.

Olive trees.
We were told that the two olive trees here are over a thousand years old and can be seen in the Tropical Gardens in Funchal, Madeira.
I think the one on the right looks like a giant trying to frighten an over sized mouse away !!!
Added on March 27, 2016

The pipe band.

The pipe band.
Seen in Funchal, Madeira.
The pipes are highly tuned and the notes are struck by the player using table tennis like bats !!
They were very good musicians.
Added on March 26, 2016

Ball of light.

Ball of light.
Here you see myself taking a picture of the reflection of the light above me in a coffee table.

Happy Easter to all who visit my gallery.
Added on March 25, 2016

Funchal Fruit Market.

Funchal Fruit Market.
Another view of the Market in Funchal.
This pic has not been manipulated.
Added on March 24, 2016

The Bird of Paradise flower..Emblem of Madeira.

The Bird of Paradise flower..Emblem of Madeira.
These grow in profusion on Madeira.
Added on March 23, 2016

New roads on Madeira.

New roads on Madeira.
These are new roads around Funchal - Madeira's capital.
Added on March 21, 2016

Veg market.

Veg market.
This is the fruit and vegetable market in Funchal on Madeira.
Added on March 20, 2016

The bridge over the river koi!

The bridge over the river koi!
This was taken in the Botanical Gardens in Funchal.
Added on March 18, 2016

Chopping tuna.

Chopping tuna.
Chopping Tuna Chunks in the Funchal Fish Market !
Added on March 17, 2016

The Scabbard fish.

The Scabbard fish.
Seen in the Funchal fish market.
These are caught off Madeira from colossal depths and are so called because of their likeness to a sword scabbard being very long.

Description.
The black scabbard fish is a fish with a body that is extremely elongated. Th…
Added on March 16, 2016

Bougainvillea.

Bougainvillea.
Bougainvillea against a backdrop view of Funchal in Madeira from our hotel. The harbour is on the right.
Added on March 16, 2016

Terraced cultivation.

Terraced cultivation.
Terraced cultivation on Madeira.
Added on March 15, 2016

A village in an extinct volcano.

A village in an extinct volcano.
This village sits in the bowels of the extinct volcano which made the island of Madeira.

Typical eruption style: Explosive
Madeira volcano eruptions: 6500 years ago
Last earthquakes nearby:
No recent earthquakes
Time Mag. / Depth Distance Locat…
Added on March 14, 2016

Funchal Airport.

Funchal Airport.
Coming in to land at Funchal Airport on Madeira.
Added on March 13, 2016