B&W Travel Photography Essay – The Delhi Express

Delhi Express

This travel photography essay was submitted to Edge of Humanity Magazine by Sasha Alexander.

 

Click on any image to see Sasha’s gallery of projects and photographs.

 

From project “People Of Delhi Express” by Sasha Alexander.

 

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

There are a 1.2 billion Indians officially registered, nevertheless this figure isn’t accurate as there are still a huge mayhem of unregistered citizens in rural India.  This is the story of how these people travel across the entire country.  This is the story of the people of  the Delhi Express.

 

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

The Delhi Express travels across the entire India backwards and forwards, forwards and backwards.  Week after week,  people coming and going, changing, swapping seats, eating, drinking, shouting, swearing. The carriages are packed, they are not as full as Mumbai express so there is “space” to breathe.

 

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

As the train stops every hour or so, locals from surrounding villages use this for their advantage by selling products & food. The noise, the smell, the vast rainbow of colors, the rush, a quick sale and then leaving, is all breathtaking to observe.

 

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

Delhi Express

After being on the train for 36 hours, one can feel the Indian culture and get a deep understanding of what daily life is  about.

 

See also:
Invisible People
de Wallen
By Sasha Alexander

 


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