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Laurel Forest (Laurisilva), Madeira

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  • Madeira laurel forest (Laurisilva) for me was probably the strongest experience of exploring Madeira. In hard to reach areas of the island survived the volcanic substrate ecosystem vždyzelených stands of carbonated and frequent rain mist. He survived because of these places, the Portuguese colonizers, fortunately, never failed to get closer to the coast. the wood While in the positions just a little easier to reach residents of the island turned to the composition of forests literally inside out and floor make up the tree, introduced tree species from Australia and Africa, complemented by Asian and South American flora originally, here the practical visitor gasp. Not only from the unusual scenery, vegetation, but also in verticality revealed specific species composition with high endemic species.
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  • Imposing and lush vegetation, many species of plants. This is a real forest, not just big shrubs like on the Canary Islands. 
  • We came across the forest while driving on route E 209 from Ribiera Da Janela, southwards, on a foggy day which added to the atmosphere. The scenes of the forest were unique. Just watchout not to skid...  more »