Photo: Left Luggage

China Photo: Left Luggage
The Lost Laowai flickr pool is full of talented photographers, but I continuely return to the photography of “Zhao Hua Xi Shi” for our featured photos. It’s cliche to say that a picture is worth a thousand words, but I can’t think of a better way to describe this image, or indeed most of the images in this photostream.

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  2. Hi Ryan,

    Many thanks for the link. When I took this photo it put me in mind of the ‘let some get rich first’ Deng-era dictum…these migrants – though they have seen a degree of economic advancement – are effectively told that they are in ‘left luggage’ storage. The Government will come back for them.

    Perhaps the photo is a bit too unsubtle though.


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