The Santa Maria This magnificent replica of Christopher Columbus’s flagship “SANTA MARIA” was built in Madeira island at the small fishing village of Câmara de Lobos. Along with seven local craftsmen,Mr. Robert Wijntje, a Dutchman who has made his home in Madeira, realized his dream when he started building the Santa Maria in July 1997. […]
Perhaps one of the best ways to contemplate the landscapes of Madeira is, as in the “Age of Discovery”, across the sea.