Dhobis washing linens on a hot tin roof in Mumbai

Category: Sense of Place


Photo and caption by Michelle Carman

The Dhobi Ghat is a sprawling open air laundromat in Mumbai where washers known as Dhobis dedicate their days to washing thousands of pounds of hotel and hospital linens daily. The sun was high in the sky and cast jagged shadows off the searing roof as these two workers hung row after row to dry.

Location: Mumbai, India


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