Sunday, April 5, 2009


(please click to enlarge!)

This, to me, is archetypal India. The action in the foreground is not on the side of the road, but on the actual road itself, blocking at least one lane of traffic. At left, a cool guy, wearing a handkerchief on his head, standing next to pathetic Polo knock-off suitcases. And beside that a cart selling every possible sort of plastic home maintenance implement. Rickshaw driving past behind the cart. And then beyond temples, trains and whack-job wiring going every which way. Never a dull moment.

1 comment:

Grandpa George said...

yes, this is the India I have observed--in Delhi and other large cities--less so in Leh, Ladakh, and certainly not in Likir. A different world awaits.