National Geographic : 1924 Nov
THE NORTHERN END OF LIKIANG, LOOKING TOWARD THE LUNGWANG MIAO: NASHIWOMEN IN THE FOREGROUND The houses are usually made of sun-dried mud bricks and a wooden superstructure covered with heavytiles. Inthe loft thenative keeps his grains, cured pork, etc., while the family lives on the ground floor. There is, of course, no sewerage system. Thecooking isdone either inthecourtyard or in a special room, with a brick stove in which huge iron cauldrons are placed. Notice the absence of chimneys.