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.




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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.