The lotus flower thrives in the water collected in ditches and canals on the side of the road. Often the grand view is tarnished with litter, especially plastic bags. It is then that it is best to focus closely on the flower itself. Beautiful in any surrounding. -w
Roadside cookery is often a mystery, and I’m sorry to say I don’t always have the courage to give it a try. This lovely lady did give us a taste of an unidentifiable fruit she was also selling. Fruit, I’ll always try. -k.