National Geographic : 1915 Jun
Photo by Emil P.Albrecht SCENE IN RIVA, AT THE AUSTRIAN END OF LAKE GARDA The ox-team is in general use around Riva, their great strength and slow, steady pull enabling them todraw heavy loads over the mountain roads. They are beautiful creamy creatures, well groomed and shining. The pole is a picturesque feature of all the ox-carts ofthis region. "One hundred years of Austrian rule have not made of Trent, the most prosperous little city of south Tyrol, orRiva, the picturesque port upon Lake Garda, anything but Italian towns" (see text, page 541).