National Geographic : 1939 Jan
Photograph from Pix SUBURBAN DWELLERS DRIVE TO CARACAS OVER MOHEDANO BRIDGE, ON A SUPER HIGHWAY This modern span is named for the Spanish priest who first brought the coffee plant to Venezuela from Martiniquein1784. Today coffee istheNation's foremost crop. The bridge lies between the city and newly developed areas dotted with palatial villages. Near by is Los Caobos Avenue (page 132), named forthelong rows of mahogany trees that flank it on each side.