National Geographic : 1927 Nov
(t Photograph by A. W. Cutler RIDING BACKWARD, STICK IN HAND, TO ACCELERATE HIS LOW-SPEED MOTOR "The short and simple animals of the poor," donkeys have been called. The black bag-caps of the Portuguese boys serve as aconvenient catchall. In them may be carried everything, from money and marbles to live toads. Portuguese lads riding home from market near Caldas daRainha, or "Hot Springs of the Queen."