I travelled to Madeira in late September 2016 to see what the archipelago had to offer and I was blown away by the beauty of the landscapes, the variety of the activities and the range of wildlife to see.
Day One: After arriving in Father Christmas’s airport (Rovaniemi) in April, oddly I instantly felt festive.
With reindeer Christmas decorations and a snow covered landscape; this could only be mistaken for Lapland.
The guide collected me from the airport and then drove me to Ranua Wildlife Park, which was situated around 1 hour away. On route the scenery was stunning with brightly painted Scandinavian wooden houses covered in snow, never-ending forests, frozen lakes and clear blue skies.
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