New hiking tragedy in Madeira

In a summer marked by tragedy, another tourist has fallen to his death in Madeira. This time it was a Swiss national out walking along the famous ‘levadas’ tramped by so many – sites of numerous accidents, a lot of them fatal. The most recent death before this latest one came on August 19. But the summer has been particularly marked by the complete disappearance of an experienced Polish mountain trail runner in July (click here)