National Geographic : 1939 Dec
708 THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE "FIVE-AND-TEN" ON FOUR LEGS VISITS THE BACK COUNTRY The store comes to the customer in the sparsely settled sections of southwestern Puerto Rico near Boquer6n. The dry goods department is on the "port side" of the horse; the notion counter is "one aisle to the right!" Catalogue and order blanks are ready for other needs. Photographs by Edwin L. Wisherd THE ENTIRE PIG IS BARBECUED IN PUERTO RICO A popular native food is roast pork seasoned with a sauce made from pepper, salt, garlic, and achiote, a red seed from a Puerto Rican tree. Along the highway between Caguas and Rio Piedras one sees stands with whole pigs being turned on bamboo spits over beds of live charcoal.