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First of all, these 3 photos were taken from a higher up position looking down.

This is one of those TE posts where its more about the experience than the photo itself.

We were offered to spend an evening with our Taxi Driver's family! Very friendly I must say. How could we say no?

We got to meet our drivers wife, his 3 children, his brother and their entire family, it was quite the event. And we were the guests of honour.

The families lived in this home, one on the bottom floor, one on the top floor. Obviously i'm taking these photos from the top floor.

When I looked down, I saw this action going on. Another family working folding and washing laundry.
I had to ask...what's going on? Well, the taxi driver has a business out of his home...he pays these people you see in the photo to wash laundry, and of course he gets an income out of it.

In the WS photo you can see the 'boss' standing, and next to him sitting with a baseball cap is my taxi driver. I was surprised to see one of the people washing the laundry was a Man! It's certainly not to be meant as a sexist comment, its just that in India and many other places around the world, usually you would see only women performing such tasks. It was refreshing to see.

Anyways, we had a great dinner, met a lot of people, I learned a lot about their culture and customs, and had lots of fun playing with their children.

Hope you like this one.

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