National Geographic : 1955 Apr
SaBE0ationai ueograpnic society + Camels Wear Flowers in Their Hair at La Orotava's Celebration The romeria, or fair, of San Isidro attracts visitors to La Orotava from every island. These costumed Tenerife girls ride through cobblestone streets singing folk tunes. Linen drawn work, a Canary export, covers the camel's wooden saddle (page 519). + A Bower of Grain Shelters Singers in a Harvest Float Oxen, bedecked with flowers and ribbons, pulled decorated wagons through La Orotava's streets. Other carts represented farm huts, banana plantations, and balconies (opposite). One had a family scene showing a girl pressing grapes, her sister doing laundry.