National Geographic : 1931 Jan
THE NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC MAGAZINE ESTATE OWNERS "ROUGH IT" IN PALATIAL RANCH HOUSES Most large-scale Dominican farmers enjoy many of the comforts and conveniences of the city on their well-equipped estates. The Republic's economic development is mainly along the lines of agriculture and stock raising. © National Geographic Society Natural-Color Photographs by Jacob Gayer DECEMBER BRINGS GENIAL WEATHER TO SANTO DOMINGO The first month of the dry season is characterized by warm, sunny days. Heavy rains prevail generally from April to November.