National Geographic : 1940 Mar
Photograph byPhoto-Presse IN A LONG, RIBBED "cLODKA," THE AUTHOR "cSEEMED TO BE DRIFTING THROUGH A MIRROR, LIKE ALICE INTO WONDERLAND" A family without one of these graceful boats is a rare exception. Many houses have fenced mooring inlets where thecraft are "parked." Footbridges cross and recross Valcov's "flowing streets." Everywhere tall willows shade walks and canals.