In The Thick Of The Pettah Market

December 2010| 428 views

Words | Prasadini Nanayakkara Photographs | Prabhath Chathuranga

This must be the busiest part of Colombo. Approaching commuters deviate from their usual course of travel with a sense of urgency and the typical bazaar atmosphere overwhelms the vicinity. A staggering diversity and quantities of consumer goods are unleashed here and mirrors are not needed to create the effect of vastness. Row upon row, pile upon pile and bundle upon bundle of whatever you fancy… it’s here.

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