National Geographic : 1929 Mar
Photographs by Harriet Chalmers Adams THE "RED CAP" IS FOUND THE WORLD OVER The ubiquitous porter meets trains, boats, and busses and carries amaz ingly heavy burdens on his back. This man, wearing a smock and a scarlet cap of a design now popular only in remote mountain districts, seeks odd jobs up and down the Rambla (see text, page 385). THEY'LL DO ALMOST ANYTHING FOR YOU HERE The proprietors of this"service station" will find ajob, write aletter, mail a package, providemiscellaneous information, orbuy asack of potatoes at the market-for asmall consideration. The name ofthe estab lishment is La Verdad, "The Truth."