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Old City Fun :)

Today Emily & I headed over to the old part of the city. We needed to do a few things, and Emily needed a new Sari. Saris are much cheaper in the old part of the city and it's fun!We went to the Sari market...
This is the Sari that Emily got. The sales guy tried it on for her to show her how it would look! haha! In the other stores, they let her try it on, but this guy thought he should try it on for her :) haha!!
We were looking at some saris in boxes and we found a brand of saris that was pretty funny - see if you can see it... :)
This guy (below) was selling bras and underwear - does he look like someone you'd want to buy that stuff from? :) haha!
These guys crack me up. You can find them all over the old part of the city. They wear red hats. Their job.... EAR CLEANERS!! They come up to everyone and ask if they can clean out your ears :) haha! They usually have a long metal rod, and a rag. They dig around with the metal rod and then wipe the stuff off on their rag...
Here's a close-up... this guy was using the metal rod and tweezers... not sure exactly the method he was using ;)
I love the old part of our city :)

Comments

five_solas said…
I just can't understand why you wouldn't want an old indian man to clean out your ears on the side of the road! Sounds like fun times to me!! :)

The Old Parts of every city are my favorite!

Alison H.
Kelley said…
You always take great pictures.

And I'll take a sari that is Only Okay- wouldn't want it to be Pretty Good or Very Nice or anything.
Woohoo Old City!! Can't wait to see the sari on Emily. So was your day out Aashini-Hazel-less? Were daddy's on diaper duty? If we ever get to visit you there, you'll definitely have to take us there (we won't clean our ears for a month just to make it extra special!...haha!! eww!)
E-Rob said…
haha Kelley and Sharon! Y'all are funny. Yes we were Aash-Hazel-less. They probably would have loved the sites, but I'm sure the Mommys would've worried the whole time!

I love the Old City! I love what you said about how it makes you appreciate the country. It's pretty darn enchanting in its own way!
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Bronie said…
great pics as usual. i think i'll stick to Qtips, thankyouverymuch.
The Agarwals said…
Wow- that's crazy, the ear thing, that is!
I love all the sari's in those pics- what awesome colors! Looks like you had a blast! Sometimes it's just nice to get out without all the baby gear huh?
Deanna said…
EAR CLEANERS!!! This must be the most amazing post ever! Maybe I'm not cross-cultural enough but that sounds so gross!!! Thanks for making me go "Wow!"
Jeremy's fam said…
Gross! I can't think of any thing funny or witty to say.. just EWW!
Erin G said…
I like that you know people who "need a new sari!" I don't think I know anyone who could honestly say that!
Jill said…
Yes, I would like the "only okay" sari! Ha! Eww, someone cleans ears of strangers for a living - that's a little too up close and personal for me. Then again that old guy is selling bras and underwear!
LOVE the picture of the man selling the bras. too funny. he's not exactly Victoria's Secret...

"I'll take the Only Okay sari please. I've already got two Really Good ones anyways."
allhisblessings said…
Can I have the bra closest to your left armpit? No the other left...yes, that pink one! Perfect.

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