National Geographic : 1928 Aug
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE HERE CHOPIN COMPOSED IMMORTAL MELODIES In the 14th-century Carthusian convent at Valldemosa, one-time summer resort of the Moorish kings of Majorca, the great French-Polish composer wrote some of his finest music. W ilauonai treograpnic society Autochromes by Gervais Courtellemont LIVING IS A LEISURELY BUSINESS IN MAJORCA The people seldom hurry on this enchanting isle. Nature is generous with all of her gifts except water and the islanders have learned to conserve well all that she gives them. Each bit of land is so graded that the rainfall will drain into one of the innumerable storage reservoirs found in every garden and which make it possible for things to grow during the hot, dry months.