National Geographic : 1928 Sep
Photograph by Services Economiques del'Indo-Chine SAMPAN DWELLERS OF PNOMPENH Many of the inhabitants of the Far East's waterways seldom set foot ashore. Nearly their whole life ispassed aboard their floating homes. The babies are equipped with pieces of bamboo, tied about their waists, to keep them from sinking when they falloverboard. Ducks have long strings attached to their legs so that they may swim and fish, but not take unbidden leave.