National Geographic : 1921 Apr
MODERN PERSIA AND ITS CAPITAL 359 ALONG TIIE IIIGIIWAY FROM ENZALI TO RESiIT "Near fragrant orange groves, past lily-padded lagoons, and through flower-carpeted jungles alive with an endless variety of semi-tropical song-birds and water-fowl, the traveler proceeds from Enzali to Resht" (see text. page 365). The journey is usually made in a Persianized Russian drosky. Photographs by John U. Jackson A PERSIAN PEASANT'S IIOME NEAR RESIIT Water is the chief concern of the Persian peasant. Wherever he can divert the flow of a mountain stream a small portion of the desert becomes a paradise and he prospers (see text, page 356).