National Geographic : 1925 Jun
00 Photograph by Harry V.Harlan THE AUTHOR'S CARAVAN PASSING ALONG THE HIGH PLATEAU For two months the two Americans and their retinue traveled over a high plateau from Addis Ababa toGallabat, inthe Anglo-Egyptian Sudan. The caravan consisted of about 40 men, soldiers, and servants of servants, with some 35 or 40 mules. Many fields ofbarley, wheat, and broad beans were passed, the plants being uniformly vigorous in appearance. The object of the trip was to obtainprimitive wheats, barleys, and other grains for introduction into the United States.