National Geographic : 1951 Apr
462 PIaul Alnasy, Three ,iouns Rue Catinat, Lined with Trees and Shops, Is the Champs Elysees of Paris-flavored Saigon Indochina, mosaic of Indian and Chinese cultures, is composed of the war-torn State of Viet Nam and the comparatively peaceful Kingdoms of Cambodia and Laos. Saigon, capital of Viet Nam, knows Communist ter rorism; grenades are tossed without warning into its cafes and theaters. Cycle-pushed pedicabs replace its old-style man-pulled rickshas. This Chinese girl, homeward-bound with flowers and groceries, rides one.