National Geographic : 1921 Apr
358 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE Photograph by John B. Jackson THE LAGOON OF ENZALI, PERSIA'S CHIEF SEAPORT ON TIHE CAS'IAN SEA The first glimpse which the Western traveler gets of Persia on approaching Enzali from Baku is an impressionistic one-thatched or red-tiled roofs of the low-lying town, a wealth of wide-branching trees, and in the distance the dusky, cloud-mantled mountain range which bars entrance to the desert hinterland, the real Persia. 1'notograpn Dy r,. i. ue vvtt NATIVE CRAFT IN A PERSIAN HARBOR This is Piri Bazaar, at the upper end of the lagoon leading inland from the Persian port of Enzali, on the Caspian Sea. Here shipments bound for the interior receive their final transfer to caravan, cart, or motor lorry.