National Geographic : 1934 Feb
Photograph byWilson Popenoe THE VILLAGE OF BANS MARKS THE LINE BETWEEN SIERRA AND JUNGLE This cobblestone street has known the tread of many Indians and pack animals, but only in very recent years have automobiles disturbed itscalm. The large cross in the foreground is typical of the many roadside shrines. At the right are the lower slopes of Tungurahua Volcano. Famous hot springs arelocated atthe foot of the waterfall which appears on the mountain side in the center.