Wet Cleaning – Daily Laundry Chores in Mumbai

Thousands upon thousands of clothes get washed every day from dawn until dusk in this sea of pools, cleaning, sweat, and toil.  I had a great time walking around down inside getting some up close and personal shots, all of which I lost in a tragic memory card confusion problem on the causeway.

Wet Cleaning - Daily Laundry Chores in Mumbai

  • AA

    Excellent shot

  • Great picture. It’a amazing…the clothes seem so clean and the environment, well…..

  • Eric M

    I love this pic too, depicting life in India.

  • Thanks!

  • Rishi Gajria

    The area is known as Dhobhi Ghat. Dhobhi means laundromat or something similar.
    Do not know how many more years it is going to be around. All the large properties around Bombay are being acquired and re-developed.

  • Dhobhi Ghat means “Laundry man’s quay”

    Great pic!

  • Incredible color and detail.

  • todd

    I’ve been there, it’s an amazing sight to behold. My photos never did it justice, but yours… well, let’s just say I could practically smell India again!

  • Thanks! 🙂

  • Excellent shot!
    Do you have a daily photo-blog?
    I want to feed your blog to my reader.
    Lot to learn from you.
    Thanks for sharing your knowledge.

  • Dee

    The dhobi ghat is such an integral part of Mumbai. Beautiful!!!

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