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Laundry service in Agra, part 1: dirty laundry ferry 16th January 2007

One Response to “Laundry service in Agra, part 1: dirty laundry ferry”

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    MC:

    LOVE this photo. Exquisite! I also like the story that goes along with it; fascinating. Look forward to the remaining 4 pix.

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Laundry service in Agra, part 1: dirty laundry ferry

The story behind "Laundry service in Agra, part 1: dirty laundry ferry"

This is the first in a series of 5, about the laundry service in Agra, India. Agra is known for the Taj Mahal, but behind the scenes a lot f activities go on like in any society.

I was amazed that so many Indians had clean and shiny clothing, with all the dust and dirty streets. Then I noticed this scene and the images for the next few days: the Agra Laundry service: here you see a man ferrying big bags of dirty laundry across the river, towards the other bank, where they will be cleaned…

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