National Geographic : 1930 Jun
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE MERCEDARIOS HAVE CREATED A GARDEN OF RARE CHARM Built of stone taken from ancient Inca structures, the monastery of La Merced, in Cuzco, is of Moorish design, and is famous for its gardens. The Brothers are expert horticulturists and have introduced many new species of plants (see also Color Plate III). © National Geographic Society Natural-Color Photographs by Jacob Gayer MOUNTAIN-GIRT TARMA NESTLES IN A GROVE OF EUCALYPTUS One of the stations on the combination rail-motor-mule-canoe-steamer route between Lima, near the Pacific, and Iquitos, on the Amazon. It also has a landing field that the Peruvian Air Service uses in its flights between the montaiTa (wooded region) and the arid coast.