National Geographic : 1951 Dec
© National Geographic Society 730 Kodachromes byJ.Baylor Roberts The Society's Asia Map Unfolds inAthens's Temple oftheOlympian Zeus , Five French and Italian newspapermen, motor-scooting 6,000 miles from Paris, France, toGartok, Tibet, here compared routes with the author. When hegave them hismap, they laughingly admitted they had been scheming how to get it away from him. This motor scooter, one of five belonging tothe party, carries extra wheel, spare parts, gasoline reserves, and camping equipment. + At the King's palace in Athens, Navy ChiefVern Short ofDurango, Colorado, and Yeoman Steve Koslo of Phoenixville, Pennsylvania, talk withNikolaos Kaliaras, anEvzone oftheKing's Guard Battalion. Forty yards of material go into the Greek's pleated fustanella, orskirt, and 10yards into his capelike sleeves. "I get dressed in five minutes," the tall, handsome Evzone said.