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Laundry service in Agra, part 2: cooking the laundry 17th January 2007

2 Responses to “Laundry service in Agra, part 2: cooking the laundry”

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    Regis:

    Impressive shot ! So much joy despite the poor conditions they live in.

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    ferenc ecseki:

    much is happening in this photo without being crowded or too busy .. must be a joy to walk up to a scene and start shooting … I am certain some of these photos "take themselves" … but of course "luck favors the prepared mind" :)

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Laundry service in Agra, part 2: cooking the laundry

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Part 2 of the Agra laundry service. The clothes get boiled in large kettles with warm water. I am not sure how many degrees it was inside the kettles, but it was already 45 degrees centigrade outside, so I assume it was hot :-)

These people keep on smiling, while doing the hard work for almost no pay day in, day out..

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