Melting Pot

There is no escaping the traffic. One has to learn to be an aggressive and defensive driver. It seems to be the louder and longer you blow your horn, drivers will allow you to  converge.

Traffic in New  Delhi, India

Traffic in New Delhi, India

As I look out from the comfort of the bus, I asked Padre what is this area? “Is this the flea market.” The short response was that this is the slum area.

Slum area in New Delhi, India

Slum area in New Delhi, India

On the other side of the coin, this is what most people prefer to see, an illusion of history past. This area did not bring any emotional sensation from me in comparison to the traffic and the slum area.

Taj Mahal, India

Taj Mahal, India

At the end of the day, our group, all 20 of us from Canada, Philippines and Austria gather for a meal to give thanks to India for opening their doors and converge with them.

Meal time prepared at a Catholic diocese

Meal time prepared at a Catholic diocese

In response to The Daily Post’s weekly photo challenge: “Converge.”

14 thoughts on “Melting Pot

    • Thank you, Tina. Been trying to connect with other post but Lord Vishnu is giving me limited access on WiFi. Must find who the goddess of WiFi. Namaste. Perpetua

  1. The slum areas are growing in cities…but what exactly do you mean by illusion of the past?
    You might be the only person who didn’t get an emotional reaction from seeing the taj mahal.

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