National Geographic : 1950 Jan
© National Geographic Society 36 Kodachrome by Volkmar Wentzel Hill Men and Women Stagger into Dhankuta Beneath Atlaslike Burdens. One Leads Two Goats asWell These porters, when resting, lower tumpline-suspended cargoes upon walking sticks. Tangerines and herbs fill the split-bamboo baskets. These products the carriers trade for salt, cloth, thread, and pans. The photographer, hefting a woman's load, estimateditsweight at 100pounds.