Friday, April 14, 2006

Desi Siesta

One way to beat the heat these days is with an afternoon nap. Although the demands of the 24 hour global economy are transforming the institution of the traditional Indian siesta, many people still find a way to snooze away the hottest hours of the day...bed, or no bed. This is a sad sight, but in a city in which 60% of the population lives in shanty huts or roadside shacks, it's an unfortunately common one.


Blogger Vancouver Daily Photo said...

Welcome to the family. You have such wonderful photos and such interesting subjects.

11:45 AM  
Blogger Anne said...

Yes it's a sad sight...India with its population just could not support it's people! I hope your government find something to help the poor

fyi...Philippines too have a very big problem on poverty...

1:01 PM  

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