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Kashmir Shop
* 2006-02-03 oochappan

Kashmir Shop

India - Tamil Nadu - Madurai

Look what I found between all the colorful Kashmirian tissues here in one of these shops around the Meeneakshi Temple at my 7 o'clock evening walk in the center of the city. A beauty in front of Nandi, Nataradjan dancing Shiva and lots of oher fine souvenirs.

Young Kashmirians escape the war going on in their own homeland, they try to build out a more secure life also here in Tamil Nadu with the handicrafts they take along from their parents and people who work on between dangerous situations. At least once a year they go back to visit their parents and take more goods along for their business. A diaspora in the same country.


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Sabine Stetson20-Feb-2006 02:40
yes, this lady has an incredible smile and glow to her....beautiful...
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Kelly Clark Moncure19-Feb-2006 15:28
I love how she's like a jewel hidden behind the scarves- wonderful glow to her-