Thursday, May 28, 2015

Look Up Look Down

Look Up, Look Down challenge hosted by Travel With Intent.

May 2009 - Shanghai China


Photos taken from our hotel room. I was astonished to see these informal settlements on the roofs of high-rise buildings below me. Families share a shack with small kitchen, living room and bedroom.




In some cases they live in a  sheet-metal shack as can be seen on the left below.



Everyone just goes about their daily business.



4 comments:

  1. Very strange, to our cultural experience.

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  2. Hi Jackie, over here in my country we still have this type of informal settlement in certain parts of the city. Thank you for your visit and comment in my blog.

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  3. If there is space in cities, people will usually fill it. Nice shots.

    Cheers - Stewart M - Melbourne

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  4. Yes, I've seen this in other countries too. Great pics.

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