Bathing at the pump

By: Louk Vreeswijk

Jan 17 2015

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Category: Asia, India


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Life of the seasonal migrant workers in the brick kilns is all about hard work, eating and sleeping in tiny huts and, as we see on this picture, cleaning of body and clothes at the common hand-pump.

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What pleased me in last week’s pictures of women at work in the kilns pleases me here again: the women radiate a healthy, cheerful zest for living that immediately wins me over.
They share all their daily activities between them. It gives them strength and confidence. And it makes me think: aren’t they admirable and lovely?!

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Photos of the week: Life at the Brick Kilns, Bilaspur, Chattisgarh, India 2013

2 comments on “Bathing at the pump”

  1. I agree with you Louk, and often think that our over developed civilization can miss the essential in life.
    How many radiant looks (as the ones of these poor indian women) do we see around us in modern cities?


  2. Yes, so lovely. Hello, Louk!


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