National Geographic : 1939 Dec
Photograph by John D. Whiting EACH FARMER MUST BE HIS OWN BUTCHER AND GROCER Meat hangs on the walls of this home, half cave and half stone construction, in Cavusini. On the roof, thorn brooms and cattle feed are stacked. Grain and grape clusters are put away in the cone storage chambers, which are warm and dry. Clothing is cut from homespun wool. Photograph by Eric Matson ONE-TIME MONASTIC CELL ISFARMER'S CASTLE NOW Outside in the cliff stableasheep and goat are tethered to arock manger. This is the spotless roomwhere the "lord ofthe castle" lives. Delicious ripening melons hang fromthe ceiling. Bedding and bolsters are stored in the alcove by day and spread on the rugs at night.