National Geographic : 1932 May
AN ARMY ENGINEER EXPLORES NICARAGUA Two LIEUTENANTS OF THE ENGINEERS BUILT A HOME FOR TIIEIR FAMILIES Casa Loma, as the house was christened, was in Costa Rica, across the San Juan River from a survey party camp in Nicaragua. The officers themselves put up the building, but the archi tecture, particularly the roof, is of the native type. Photographs by Newell F. Johnstone THE MESS SERGEANT WEIGHS HIS OWN PURCHASES IN GRANADA So fond of barter are the natives that they will refuse to sell their produce outside the market, even at double the prices obtainable in the street stalls. The customer may use the old balance scales to insure full weight. The baskets held by the Army cooks contain alligator pears and the larger papayas. 595 :,~cra~~, ~B"ulr~llism_ ." ~.s - .