The international film scene is dotted with a series of spectacular events -- from the glitz of Cannes to the slopes of Sundance to Toronto and Tribeca -- to more intimate festivals everywhere from Sarajevo to Missoula, Montana.
Madeira Island itself is an "Eden" of abundant greenery: avocados, mangoes, orchids and bougainvilleas blossom in the rich
A Portuguese island in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean, Madeira adds flavor to its Mediterranean seasonings by smothering itself in booze, soaking in year-round warm weather and setting it all ablaze with the world's greatest fireworks show.
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For a relatively tiny country -- smaller in area than the state of Kentucky -- Portugal is a prodigious producer of wine. It has long been the source of some of the wine world's great fortified wines -- Port from the Douro and vintage Madeira from the island of Madeira off the coast of North Africa.