National Geographic : 1920 Oct
Photograph byL.Gauthier ST. AMELIE VALLEY: TAHITI In this beautiful vale is the French powder magazine, and patches of green guinea-grass about itare pasturage places for the cavalry horses. A signal station and a battery of French guns are on the hills beyond. Forty or fifty pounds is no uncommon weight for abunch ofthe feis, ormoun tain bananas, which the native in front is carrying. Small wonder that his shoulders and feet grow hard and callous from hisoccupation.