Crowds Equal Chaos in the New World Order

In the new world of coronavirus you probably won’t be seeing crowds like this for awhile.

A tad crowded on a Bangkok ferry early in the day of the Loi Krathong festival. A tad crowded on a Bangkok ferryBy evening the ferry scene was pure pandemonium as people were jammed onto the ferries. overcrowded boat at Bangkok's Loy Krathong FestivalJust an ordinary day in Old Delhi, India.apocalyptic view of Old DelhiAngkor Wat has become overly popular in recent years, to the point that you might not want to visit it. We were there in in 2007, when the crowds were less, but even then I was astounded at the number people willing to get up at five in the morning to see the sunrise.Early birds up to see the sunrise at Angkor Wat, CambodiaThe little guy that attracts a lot of attention – crowds at the Manneken Pis ‘fountain’ in Brussels, Belgium. The little guy that attracts a lot of attention; crowds at the Manneken Pis 'fountain' in Brussels, BelgiumJust a regular day in Amsterdam, Holland. Crowds in Amsterdam on a regular day!A busy street in Madrid, Spain. A busy street in Madrid, SpainChaos at the boat races at the water festival in Phnom Penh, Cambodia. Chaos at the boat races at the water festival in Phnom Penh, CambodiaPastry pandemonium in Mexico City where the customers surge on the carts grabbing the warm pastries before they even make it to the shelvesPastelería Ideal: A Historic Bakery in Mexico City, showing off a variety of pastriesVasaikhi celebrates the founding of the Sikh order of Khalsa, a festival of food and music that results in massive crowds in Vancouver, Canada. Vasaikhi celebration crowds in VancouverThis last shot was taken on Saturday afternoon, March 14, when I went out to get a litre of milk. I wasn’t there during the ‘shop and grab’ so I call this image: Chaos: Aftermath. March 14, 2020: empty shelves at my local grocery storeMore of the Lens-Artists Photo Challenge: Chaos.

6 responses to “Crowds Equal Chaos in the New World Order

  1. Ha – you have found total chaos! And the icing on the cake is the last photo. Wonderful entry. The Delhi one is soooo recognized…

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