National Geographic : 1938 Apr
AUSTRIAN KODACHROMES FROM A CANDID CAMERA © National Geographic Society Kodachrome Photograph by W. Robert Moore GERANIUMS CONVERT HUMBLE TYROLEAN COTTAGES INTO CHEERFUL HOMES Besides filling balcony and window boxes with flowering plants, the housewife has also decorated the roadside crucifix. Perched on the mountain slopes and nestling in peaceful valleys are many such homes. Wooden shingles on flat peaked roofs are held in place by poles and heavy stones. The road into the secluded Defereggen Tal of East Tyrol, west of Lienz, passes within a few feet of this door.