I saw this sight out the train window. It would have attracted too much of a crowd if I had gone closer to get a better picture ..

It’s a guy with a fancy scale. There is a piece of plastic covering the place where you stand. And he has a cloth covering the screen. People were walking by, and when they stopped out of curiosity, he would take the cloth off and show them how the scale worked. I watched one guy get his weight taken, though he didn’t pay anything. The owner of the scale is dressed like a wandering fakir— a kind of holy man who begs for alms and does religious teaching. I wonder if his wandering life paid too little! And I wonder why and where he got such a fancy scale . . when normal ones are available .. and how he carries it to the train station every day .. and how much money he earns off it. I’m too curious.

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