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Around Town

I bring my camera with me everywhere - you never know when you're going to see something interesting :) So I have a bunch of pictures that I've taken randomly around town :)
These guys were sitting in the parking garage - I thought it was fun the way they were sitting :)
This is the broom guy :) He goes down our street every day selling brooms, squeegees and a few other things like that on his bicycle :)
There are certain times of the day that the buses are very crowded - especially if it has been raining. You can see the guys hanging out of the bus - one guy only has one hand and one foot to hold on with!!
This monkey was chillin' on some parked cars at a market the other day :)
You never know what will be on the road. There are always different carts (like the one below) on the roads. This one was a motorized bicycle with a whole family on the cart :) It was cute :) It was really fast too, this was the best pic I could get of it :)
This is a slum in an area of the Capital that we'll be hanging out more in. It's a lot smaller than the one that's shown in Slumdog Millionaire - but it's still a very big one.
Here's a close up in the slum - I attracted a lot of attention with my camera :)
This is one of my favorite markets. These guys are dying and drying dupattas (scarfs) they're making. I thought it looked cool :)
I love these things. I can't remember what kind of metal they're made out of ... it's black and REALLY heavy and they inlay silver designs in it - it's so cool! They make animals, vases and all kinds of cool stuff. They way a TON though! This guy was inlaying the silver at his booth - it was neat :)
I like this picture :) We were out buying fruit & veggies at our fave veggie store :)
So that's a bit of our life around town the last couple of weeks :)

Comments

Bri said…
AWESOME PICS! hey where did you get the new format?
KSA said…
I love the new look to the blog.
SouthAsiaRocks said…
hey Bri :) I made it myself :)
SouthAsiaRocks said…
Thanks! :)
Carie said…
Andrea!! Cool new look! I love this post too. It is so fun!! Love your pictures!!
Carrie said…
Love the new look of the blog - but I have to complain... hehehe! It's very hard to read the white writing ;-)

Love all the pictures!
Char said…
Great pictures, as always!! And I like the new layout!
Roberts said…
I wish I knew how to make blog layouts! Very nice. And very interesting post, too. Love all the pics! They never fail to amaze me with their ingenuity, like the motorized cart!
I love your new design. And I love that picture of the dudes, they look like a fashion shoot
Shannon said…
You're so good about keeping a fresh perspective on life in South Asia. I tend to think about all of this stuff as just normal and forget that it is unusual for most people I know. :)
Keep up the good work!

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