A kid carrying a double of his weight of books on his Back (competing with Ants capability??). I'm aware that ants carry ~52x weight of their own, at best.
This photo was taken in a slum area of Chennai, India. Understand the interest shown by his parents (in fact, those books that he is carrying is actually for extra classes during the evening time)
Also observe the water cans on the street. Yes, that is an exclusive water store in Chennai. These cans are purchased by most Cheinnaites for drinking(and for cooking purposes) at cost of 2-3 US cents per liter (People purchase on belief that this is treated water while it is not. Treated water costs about ~8 cents) .
It is some sort of packaging material (similar to Thermocol). Interestingly, it floats in the water and you can feel its softness. So trekkers from Chennai (India) take these 6-feet cut pieces to forest to sleep and/or float.
In industry, it is used for the same purposes of Thermocol but this won't break easily. It must be some thermo-plastic material. It is little expensive than Thermocol ( the one shown in photo, costs $2.5).
Loved ur snaps and adventure, do keep us posted,...BTW did u learn swimming after that..experience...PURE CRAZYNESS....that is why u have job at a VCFunders office... Have fun and keep ur spirits high...N keep us posted.
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