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At City Market, scents of jasmine in the dawn

A flower vendor outside City Market. (Photo credit: Alicia Bermudez.)

By Alicia Bermudez
It is 5 a.m. on a Tuesday, and the sun is barely above the horizon. When most people are sound asleep, flower vendors at Bangalore’s City Market have been up for hours. Continue reading

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An early-morning glimpse of Bangalore’s City Market

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Just after dawn, the streets leading to City Market are already filled with flower vendors and their customers. Continue reading

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A pre-dawn journey to Bangalore’s flower market

Below ground, workers like this man create elaborate flower garlands and arrangements to be sold at the market every day. (Photo: Marvin Fuentes)

Tuesday, June 2–Despite not being a morning person, I mustered enough energy on Tuesday morning when I woke at 4 a.m. to head into the City Market of Bangalore to see the unique crack-of-dawn convergence of masses of people buying and selling  flowers out in … Continue reading

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