Levada walks

I walked along levadas and took photos.

Starting from the edge of Funchal

Goats at the start of my first levada walk Dripping wall Back at the outskirts of town

Socorridos valley

Terraces on the side of the Socorridos valley Looking up the Socorridos valley

Jurassic Park as fuck

Levada do Curral My first 'tunnel' Clinging to the cliff edge

Fajã

Abandoned village of Fajã Abandoned village of Faja (wide angle) Opposite Faja

Turning back

Heading back towards the glare Round the corner

Lower Socorridos valley

Vertiginous bridges and tunnels Via Rapide bridge over the Socorridos valley Via Rapide bridge over the Socorridos valley

Rally roads with Carlos

Clouds in the valley

to Rabaçal

Rabaçal valley Rabaçal valley Ribeiro do Alecrim Rabaçal valley Rabaçal valley

Risco

At the start of the levada path Levada do Risco

Down to 25 Fontes

Steps down to Levada das 25 Fontes

Glimpse of Risco falls

First sight of a waterfall

The shaded path

Broken railings Spot the path #1 Spot the path #2

The sun-dappled path

Levada das 25 Fontes Levada das 25 Fontes Sun-dappled Levada das 25 Fontes #2

25 Fontes and Finches

Waterfalls at Levada das 25 Fontes (wide angle) Waterfalls at Levada das 25 Fontes Tame finches at 25 Fontes waterfall #1
Tame finches at 25 Fontes waterfall #2 Tame finches at 25 Fontes waterfall #3
Tame finches at 25 Fontes waterfall #4 Tame finches at 25 Fontes waterfall #5

Sun-dappled return

Sun-dappled Levada das 25 Fontes #3 Levada das 25 Fontes Sun-dappled Levada das 25 Fontes #4

Risco falls

Risco waterfall
Small waterfall in the valley below main Risco waterfall Risco waterfall
Risco waterfall
Risco waterfall Risco waterfall
Risco waterfall Risco waterfall Rabaçal valley

Above the clouds on the Levada do Paul

Above the clouds #1 Clouds in the valley #1 Clouds in the valley #2 Above the clouds #2 Above the clouds #3 Winding across the Paul de Serra Above the clouds #4 Across the Paul de Serra

Bulls & birds

Bull & bird Bull by the levada Clouds in the valley #3

Solar / wind farm

Solar farm / wind farm on Paul de Serra

Into the clouds

Into the clouds

More cows

Cows by the levada #1 Cows by the levada #2

Cristo Rei

Windmill / Cristo Rei Clouds in the valley #4