National Geographic : 1955 Jan
() National Ueographic Society 4 A Maze of Timbers and Lianas Leads to the Jumping Platform This flimsy-looking contraption, which swayed and trembled each time the divers took off, proved sturdy enough when Mr. Johnson and his crew scrambled over it to make pictures. Jungle engineers used no nails or wires; they lashed the soaring tower with vines. aoaacnromIes y Artinur Jolnnson aniu iDelow loUuu narrl + Frenzy Mounts Among the Dancers as Jumpers Climb to New Heights Quaking palm-frond drapery and swinging wooden batons intensify the dancers' gyrations. Here and there one of them tucks a flashy hibiscus blossom into woolly hair (page 85). Beconan, the master of ceremonies, wears a palm-leaf skirt around his neck.