National Geographic : 1952 Sep
© National Geographic Society 4 A Worshiper Lights an Incense Spiral; Fire and Fragrance Last for Days The Chinese woman in Cho Lon's Fukien Temple kneels over a jar of bamboo sticks, one of which, se lected by chance, will tell her fortune when matched against its number in a sacred book. Americans use incense sticks as punk to light July 4 firecrackers. ' Phnom Penh Girl Sells Sweets Sliced into Bars Like Soap A Chinese soup is served in the bowls (left). Banana leaves (right) are Indochina's universal wrapper. Rat tan baskets (right), often suspended from shoulder poles, carry everything. Bread is baked in French fashion. Only a fragment of the huge market is shown.