Not too many people know exactly where Madeira is, let alone the meaning of “levada”.
It’s a pity because this Portuguese volcanic island off the coast of Africa, that rises sharply from the Atlantic like an emerald beacon, is gorgeous beyond belief and for adventurous souls, there are excellent walking trails along ancient pathways.
All will be explained! Read about magical Madeira in my story here:
And have a look at the print version here: