Kolkata People and Scenes 2
These boys from a railroad slum on both sides of the tracks that I am walking down, got a little wild at having their picture taken.
A typical street corner scene on the outskirts of Kolkata.
They emerged from their slum room behind them to see what the commotion was with a westerner walking down the railroad tracks.
A common scene at a neighborhood pump.
I walked through several slums on my various visits to Kolkata and never experienced any hostility.
As in Africa, many things carried on the head. A goat looks on in the background.
Bring home water from a neighborhood public pump.
A woman with a small smile, more reserved than the young boys.
Notice the low entrance in their shanty just behind and the colored cloths on the wall.