View Full Version : Mudslides Kill 40 on Madeira, Popular Transatlantic Cruise Stop

February 21st, 2010, 01:10 PM
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Mudslides Kill 40 on Madeira, Popular Cruise Stop

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February 21st, 2010, 04:03 PM
From pix I've seen of the area the ship will not be able to dock. Downtown is covered in mud and roads are blocked.

I wish the best for the folks there. Had a stop there a few years ago and have fond memories of the day.

February 21st, 2010, 07:30 PM
Had a stop there on our T/A in December. It was beautiful, remember remarking to our tour guide how clean and lush everything there is. He replied that they take a lot of pride in Funchal - Too bad.......

Atlanta Cruisers
February 21st, 2010, 11:10 PM
We were in Madeira in November and loved the beautiful, pristine, lush island. Such a heartbreak for them all now.