National Geographic : 1962 Jul
Le truck bustles with pas sengers. Cargo rides the roof and fish hang from the back. Bearing names such as Tick le! Tickle! and Wink-the Eye Flower, the jitneys load in Papeete's central market and fan out to points all around the island. In town they compete with hundreds of bicycles and motorcycles. Tahitian Christmas tree, a feathery-branched aito, or ironwood, once furnished wood for war clubs. Euro peans introduced the Christ mas tree to the island in re cent years. KODACHROME(ABOVE) AND Nb EKTACHROMES C N.G.5.