National Geographic : 1935 Jan
EUROPEAN OUTPOST: THE AZORES Photograph by Franklin Adams TO THE SHEEP THE BOY OWES BOTH HIS RIDE AND HIS CLOTHES Here on Sao Miguel the little animals do double duty. From the wool are made the homespun gar ments of the country people. Harnessed sheep draw small carts for light deliveries. WINE BARRELS RIDE UNDER THE CART, NOT IN IT Thus it is necessary to lift them only a few inches instead of several feet. Such processions are familiar sights in Ponta Delgada streets, for considerable wine is made on Sao Miguel Island. Highly popular is a red variety which contains little alcohol and tastes richly of grapes.