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Old Saigon Picture of the Day: Before Bridges and Tunnels

Think it's inconvenient having a car in present-day Saigon?

As many of the French living in Saigon during the first half of the last century were fairly well off, they often brought with them the comforts of their home country.

But sometimes, their beloved imports didn't exactly match the realities of their new environment.

Case and point with the image above of a sleek French car being ferried across what looks to be the Saigon River. 

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