Donnerstag, 13. Oktober 2016

Daytrip from Wasserburg up to the Pfänder Mountain by ship and cable car

Motorship "Baden"

Start at Wasserburg

Passing Lindau


Port Entrance Lindau
Light House Lindau

Heraldic animal of Bavaria: Lion


Inside port of Lindau

Bregenz / Austria - tourist ship "Sonnenkönigin"

Valley station of  the Pfänderseilbahn 
Cable car and valley station in 1957

One of the two cable cars
Inside the cable car

Mountain station of the cable car

Viewing platform of the mountain station

Conglomerate rock the Pfänder Mountain contents of

Restaurant "Berghaus Pfänder"
Inside Restaurant "Berghaus Pfänder"

Restaurant "Berghaus Pfänder" - Observation terrace

Restaurant "Berghaus Pfänder" in 1957

Directional transmitter station Pfänder

Restaurant "Pfänderspitze"

Summit cross Pfänder
Restaurant "Gaststätte auf der Schwedenschanz"

Back from Bregenz to Wasserburg by motor ship "München"

Montag, 9. November 2015

From Estreito de Camara de Lobos along the Levada do Norte to the Cabo Girao

A very nice levada walk of about 3 hours. Starting point is the bus station above the church of Estreito. Back to Funchal from the bus station in Cruz da Caldaira.

Levada starting point in Estreito
view on Estreito

walking on the covered levada

winegrowing in pergola technique

Watch your steps!

bridge over the Ribeira da Caixa

Church of Garachico

view from the Caminho da Nogueira

motorway to Funchal

Cabo Girao: viewing platform over the steep coast 

view on Camara de Lobos