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November 24, 2009

 
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Cart Homeless Man Laborer Worker Sleeps Bed Covered Blanket - Delhi, India - Daily Travel Photos
(Delhi, India)
f/2.8 || 1/250s || @103mm || ISO400 || Canon 5D || Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 Embed Code

A homeless day-laborer sleeps on his cart/makeshift bed.

A walk at 6AM uncovers many blanketed lumps of sleepers on Delhi's streets. Earning a daily wage of US $2-$4 per day, common laborers without family assistance in Delhi are unable to afford the luxury of housing.

Cart Legwarmer Underwear Seller - Delhi, India - Daily Travel Photos
(Delhi, India)
f/2.8 || 1/400s || @88mm || ISO400 || Canon 5D || Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 Embed Code

An underwear seller displays his wares on a rickety cart.

Carts like these are seen all over India and are used to short-haul any imaginable item from car parts to mutton feet. More often than not, owners convert these carts into moving kitchens that offer the common man's culinary delight such as pani puri, a liquid-filled, bite-sized, crusty snack.

Bullock Cart Transportation Goods Merchandise - Delhi, India - Daily Travel Photos
(Delhi, India)
f/6.3 || 1/400s || @117mm || ISO200 || Canon 5D || Sigma 70-200mm f/2.8 Embed Code

A bullock cart hauls durable goods in old Delhi.

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2 COMMENTS - Short Haul
1) Scott -

Great Post! I like the subject, the carts are unique and well photographed...

December 1, 2009 01:34 PM
2) TravelGuy -

Thanks Scott! At first, I thought you were a spider when you commented a few days ago. Luckily I didn't delete those comments.

December 3, 2009 05:55 AM

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