National Geographic : 1950 Jan
o National Geographic Society ' Radio Music Amazes Rekcha Hill Folk; They Never Heard of America As scientists sought shelter here from the rain on a chilly Christmas Eve, the shawl-draped woman (center) shoved them off her porch lest their "low caste" defile her. A five-rupee note changed her mind; she pro duced a rice-and-curry dinner and shelter in an outhouse. Kodachromes by Volkmar Wentzel Y Richard Mack Establishes an Outdoor Oven and Kneads Bread Dough Whenever he cooked, Mr. Mack served a California ranch-style meal. Colleagues enjoyed his smoked veni son, prepared as a titbit for carrying on the trail. His boulder-strewn campfire is set up in a cool shady glade near the Karnali River.