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Levada do Caldeirão Verde | Tunnel
WI_md083.jpg Levada do Caldeirão Verde with tunnelThumbnailsLevada do Caldeirão Verde

Irrigation channels, locally known as levadas, have formed a critical infrastructure for centuries. They transport water from the Central Mountain Massif down towards the lower slopes, leading through (sometimes long) tunnels, pristine laurel forests, and along steep mountain sides. More recently, levadas also have become popular hiking routes.

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Wednesday 20 April 2022 by Martin Mergili in Africa and Macaronesia / Madeira (378 visits)