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Arches of the Kumasi Market

Posted by
Jason Kravitz (Brussels, Belgium) on 8 January 2012 in Lifestyle & Culture.

A part of the Kumasi market goes through the old train station and tracks which are no longer in service. It's a bit strange standing on dusty tracks buying spices and carrots.

Canon EOS 7D 1/1000 second F/4.0 ISO 250 24 mm

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Curly from South Shields, United Kingdom

Pretty disconcerting sort of view, strange decision to put a market there.

8 Jan 2012 10:33am

janina from Melbourne, Australia

I like this pic...it sort of reminds me of a still from an old-print movie about Darkest Africa. The mess just adds to it. Well done, jason! some stars. :OD

8 Jan 2012 10:41am

Twojays from Montana, United States

I ponder this and think, gee just about anywhere else would seem a better place for a market, but this is certainly memorable and one would have to watch where one steps. Strange and lively place certainly and a rare image I'm sure.

8 Jan 2012 3:15pm

Sebastien from Geneva, Switzerland

Strange location for a market... Nice shot!

8 Jan 2012 11:01pm

Baldwin VW from Bejuma, Venezuela

Very interesting composition: old rails, modern bridge and a market out of place !!!
Nice capture

9 Jan 2012 12:07am

Steve Rice from Olympia, United States

A strange and curious place. Neat shot.

9 Jan 2012 4:06am

carla from leeuwarden, Netherlands

Kleurrijk.

9 Jan 2012 7:45am

DarkElf from Perth, Australia

great photo of an intriguing place!

9 Jan 2012 1:56pm

Sujith from Bangalore, India

The mix of so many things like the rail track,an elevated bridge,a rural market scene, way of life.Its a mixed bag of things in place.Intelligent photo i would say.

9 Jan 2012 6:10pm

k@ from Paris, France

What a "rich" location, so many things pass by & happen. fascinating...

13 Jan 2012 5:37pm