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by David Harper on September 2, 2010

Caption: "Baku train station" According to an old Azeri superstition, when one is setting out on a journey, it is considered good luck to pour water behind oneself. An Azeri man here pours water onto the platforms to the shock and dismay of European women, a clear parody of the clash of cultures (European and Asian) and classes in the Caucasus at the turn of the century.

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