National Geographic : 1955 Aug
c) National Geographic Society + "Is It Becoming?" A Shopper Ponders in Mukalla's Open-air Market Mukalla contains few permanent shops; roaming peddlers and roadside merchants conduct a thriving trade. Here a townsman debates the purchase of a Western jacket and umbrella. Indonesian-style sarong and loose-fitting turban are standard city dress. Kodachromes by Louis Malle + Somber Faces Belie the Calypso's Warm Welcome in Mukalla Sightseeing in the port, the author and his crew found townspeople friendly and hospitable. These tribesmen drape the blanket-like radi over one shoulder. Amulets hang from leather straps about the neck. Grease coat ing the skin protects against sun and wind.