National Geographic : 1937 Sep
TROPIC COLOR IN TRINIDAD HE PREFERS TRINIDAD'S HARMLESS WATER BOAS TO INDIA'S POISONOUS COBRAS Hindu mystics in Trinidad still practice the magic of the Far East, though it has been 20 years since an indentured East Indian was brought here for plantation labor. This charmer caught his snakes in the island's swamps. The bushmaster and fer-de-lance are known here, but rarely seen. " iauula ucuguiaUyii outicty riniay rnotograpns Dy .adwin L. wisherd HUMBLE SUPPLIANTS PETITION A HINDU DEITY Attendants at this Tunapuna temple will not explain the drawing, so each visitor carries away his own interpretation. Were Columbus to anchor here today, he would find the oriental type of people he was seeking when he discovered the island, for the spell of India hovers over Trinidad (Plate I).