National Geographic : 1914 Oct
ONE OF THIE MANY IONEILY STATIONS SCATTERED OVER THE HORTOBAGY Photo byA.W.Cutler Here the cowboys and shepherds live year in and year out, about six or eight at a station. Most ofthemen aresingle and have lived all their lives on the hortobagy. Time means nothing to them; they do not know the days of the week. Their watch isthesun, and atnight they can find their way, if need be, about the great plain by the aid of the moon and stars. They go totown perhaps twice inayear. Ashepherd and cowboy are here seen chatting. When engaged in conversation they always lean on their long staffs, asshown inthepicture. The men cook their meals and usually eat them in the curious shelter of canes on the right of the station.