National Geographic : 1942 Sep
The National Geographic Magazine Curb Service for a Pack Pony-a Veterinary's Shop in Tali This sleepy city, once a seat of Mongol power, is famed for its marble quarries and ancient Buddhist temples. The marble is grained with blues, purples, and browns. Tibetans make annual pilgrimages to sacred Tali (Plate I). © National Geographic Society Kodachroms by Owen Lattinore Chopsticks Juggle Rice, China's Daily Bread These frugal countryfolk have carried their humble meal to the outskirts of a market place. Young and old share in the community rice bucket. Some wear skullcaps; others the umbrellalike grass hats of the field.