National Geographic : 1934 Jul
MIRRORS OF MADEIRA, ROCK GARDEN OF THE ATLANTIC HE TAKES HIS LITTLE PIG TO MARKET ON A LEASH! Along stone-paved highways, built for the ox sled and now adapted to the motorcar, visitors may wind through the rugged interior past cottages, villas, and clumps of reeds (left), used in basket-making. Some resort to man-borne hammocks when they explore high peaks and inaccessible gorges. (c ivational teograpnic society Natural color Ynotographs by Wilhelm Tobien THE PEAKED-THATCH COTTAGE OF THE MOUNTAINS IS MOSTLY ROOF In pleasant Camacha, Madeiran wickerwork is made from willow growing along near-by streams. Fragrant flowers, such as those in the dooryard, are borne on women's heads down the steep road to the Funchal market. Large families are the rule and children romp everywhere.