day 3 – sari shopping

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we started our day exploring the west side of kolkata with our former professor, lili hermann, who is also in kolkata. she led us to a great bookstore with a wide selection of books on activism, ecology and women’s issues.
as we perused the shelves i heard meows descending the stairs – i was in heaven. despite her filthy coat, i scooped my new friend up and got in a good feline snuggle.

one of our goals for the trip was to visit the market where moni mala and kakuli have been buying the used saris for the quilts. below are pictures from the memorable (and, um, dusty) journey…

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