I was here
And this is what I noticed...
Friday, September 16, 2011
Where the dhobis are
In the shadow of the high rise office buildings,
around a corner,
across from the barber,
there it is: a
(the link is a fun photo essay of a dhobi ghat in Mumbai)
Dozens of washtubs and wash men cleaning clothes which fill the street to dry.
Today, it seems, was a load of whites.
Its a far, far world away from an industrial laundromat.
Or even a home washer-dryer set.
But it's every day reality for centuries of dhobis.
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