The woman was washing plates in the river

Woman washing dishes with river water
Shot in the town of Panauti, Nepal
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I saw a woman sitting by the river in Panauti. There was a pile of pots and pans by her side. She was washing the pots and pans with the river water. There were quite a few pots and pans visible, so it would take quite a while to finish washing them all. The woman continued to wash the dishes in silence. She might be washing several days' worth of dishes at a time.

When I walked along the riverside in Nepal, I often saw not only this woman but also other people washing dishes with river water. Washing plates and pots and pans with river water seems to be a common practice. Maybe there is no such thing as a watering place for washing dishes in common people's houses.

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PHOTO DATA

No

7547

Shooting Date

Jun 2009

Posted On

May 24, 2013

Modified On

December 12, 2023

Place

Panauti, Nepal

Genre

Street Photography

Camera

CANON EOS 1V

Lens

EF85MM F1.2L II USM

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