National Geographic : 1934 Jul
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Photograph by Branson De Cou from Galloway ASSORTED SMILES FOR THE FUNNY FOREIGNERS Only the baby regards them with serious eye. Gay and friendly, these feminine types peer over the wall of their modest dwelling in Funchal's suburbs. Gardens and pergolas fragrant with euca lyptus embellish even the homes of the poor A FLASH OF SILVER AND DOWN THEY SHOOT "A shilling, Mister! Please, a shilling!" The eager shout greets the traveler as he sails into Funchal harbor (see text, page 82). Lithe brown bodies swiftly follow the gleam of the coin. But it must be silver or gold, for these boys disdain mere coppers. Excellent swimmers all, they some times dive from lofty heights.