Guess what is this man selling?


Dempsey Road birdman

Originally uploaded by Liangcai

If you guessed parrots, you are dead wrong. Interestingly enough, the shop signage poses a strange backdrop to the entire scene. I took this picture at Dempsey Road, just outside a carpet merchant shop, where the owners train and rear these parrots. It’s interesting that the parrots are not chained in any way to the branches of their stands – they are just perched there obediently as the owner speaks to them as if they were humans like us.

1 Comment so far

  1. adrock2xander (unregistered) on August 22nd, 2007 @ 2:37 pm

    Guess what this man IS selling.

    Or

    What is this man selling?



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