Milk pails for sale and everything else too

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Jessica Rifis

Markets and shops line the streets of many Indian towns, but this store sells everything except the milk pail on the boy's shoulder that was waking down the street. This little shop added a vibrant smile to my day. Not because it's so bright, or because the proud owner sits in the door way grinning at the passerbys or because of the variety of items he offers. I found a simple and joyous smile come to my face wondering how you can find anything in the pile that actually touched the ceiling? I am in overload at Nordstrom Rack, if I attempted this pile, you might not find me for days.

Location: Madurai, India


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