6.Walking in the island of Madeira

Funchal is a city of contrasts, New and old, rich and poor, all mixed in together It is a city built on steep hillsides.
It is best explored on foot, from the central pedestrianised areas,
to the hillsides of houses old and new, up steep steps and twisting lanes
The commercial port has now been moved out to the east, and the seafront has lost some of its charcter