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Old February 21st, 2010, 02:10 PM
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Post Mudslides Kill 40 on Madeira, Popular Transatlantic Cruise Stop

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Mudslides Kill 40 on Madeira, Popular Cruise Stop

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Old February 21st, 2010, 05:03 PM
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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.

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Old February 21st, 2010, 08:30 PM
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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.......
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Old February 22nd, 2010, 12:10 AM
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We were in Madeira in November and loved the beautiful, pristine, lush island. Such a heartbreak for them all now.
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