National Geographic : 1936 Jan
Fainting by Alexandre lacovleti (_) National ULeograptuc society INTO THEIR TEA THE KIRGHIZ STIR CHUNKS OF MUTTON FAT AND PIECES OFCHEESE The result is an invigorating broth which the artist tasted and found palatable and refreshing. This family, camped inChinese Turkistan, burns dried yak or camel dung to cook the food and warm the yurt. Smoke escapes through a hole in the roof, stream-lined toresist high winds. Afeltcovering stretched over the wooden framework keeps out summer heat and winter cold. Silk for the costumes probably came from Bukhara; thecotton cloth in the background from Russia or India.