Wednesday, September 8, 2010

ABC Wednesday - H



Hilla Towers in Lalbaug, Mumbai. The apartments in this tower are exclusively for Parsis/Irani Zorastrians.
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27 comments:

  1. Impressive photo. But sounds like religious/ethnic discrimination to me! :-) Who's the figure?

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  2. Have to agree with Jacob as far as discrimination is concerned. It is am impressive photo as always, however.

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  3. Agree too with Sylvia... why the exclusivity ... I love that figure impressive..

    Hope you can drop by
    My ABC Wednesday post here

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  4. Stands very tall .Nice capture as always .

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  5. superbe immeuble, avec ce cette sculpture.

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  6. My goodness, what a building!
    Best wishes,
    Anna

    Anna's H-word-abcWed

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  7. It's huge and handsome - great H - post:)

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  8. Nice photograph.
    Have seen it many times when I have passed by Lalbaug.

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  9. Impressive tower. Did you take it from inside a car?

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  10. It's massive!
    Great work with your camera, the picture is great! :)
    Léia

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  11. @Jacob,Sylvia,Vernz... The Parsis are a very miniscule community and they are fighting hard for self preservation by encouraging incommunity marriages and they probably feel that this would be a good way to go about it. But such ghettoisation seems to be on the rise in Mumbai with having exclusive vegetarian apartment complexes or other minorities clustering for cultural comfort.

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  12. @snowleopard.. yes I took it from a car and the reflection shows - apologies.

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  13. Wiw, that is very interesting, esp your comments about the Parsis not wanting to get swallowed up.

    ROG, ABC Wednesday team

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  14. Great 'H' post. Great explanation too.
    Donna - ABC Wednesday

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  15. It is amazing to think of such an exclusive clientele. Thanks for explaining the reasons behind this choice.

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  16. Interesting. Dina of Jerusalem just pointed me to this particular post of yours because I had the same figure in my post yesterday used in the sign of a restaurant here, Persia Grill. I was asking who it was and Rob of Barcelona was able to give me an answer.

    I love all the world blogs of CDP. :)

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