Ailsa of Where’s My Backpack‘s challenge for the week is Contrast.
This picture was taken on Fifth Avenue which is the mecca for high end shopping in New York. But what do you know, ambulatory vendors abound too selling knock offs of signature items being sold in the area.
The blanket where they have their goods provides fast get away when the police patrol drives by. They just gather the corners of the blanket and they would ran away only to come back as soon as the police have left.
This reminds me so much of Manila, only in smaller scale. My friend was surprised when I told her we don’t have those in Chicago.