Wednesday, April 05, 2006

effects of modernization

mumbai central.. i always know i'm in this area because of this random modern building jutting into the sky! the green/red boxes are mailboxes, but i don't know if anyone really uses them - i surely wouldn't trust them!
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Blogger Edwin Sumun said...

hello and welcome to the family!

I love the pictures esp. the one of the man in the turban.

Will be back soon.


9:21 PM  
Blogger Nicola said...

Wow, that'S surely quite a contrast with those modern buildings in the background and the smaller, older ones next to it. Is the new building an office building?

10:32 PM  
Blogger slaint said...

the new building is an apartment complex. most of the fancy new buildings are apartment buildings.

and shockingly most of mumbai looks like this these days - new right up against the old and/or slums.

12:10 AM  
Blogger santy said...

Yep, what a contrast. We have similar look at downtown Jakarta as well. It's a sad look sometimes, but it's a process of developing countries, I guess.

9:08 AM  
Blogger Anna said...

A very interesting picture with this contrast.

11:27 AM  
Blogger Kris said...

wow! what a contrast!
why dont you trust them?

1:33 PM  
Anonymous out4fun said...

Go ahead, trust them. The Indian postal service is pretty effecient and those boxes are cleared all over the city on a regular basis. Would be a good idea to get a pic of a postman of ours. They usually do their rounds on a bicycle.

12:35 PM  

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