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The floating market of Kashmir

The floating market of Kashmir
  • A Kashmiri farmer, left, picks tomatoes for a customer at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn. Vegetables are grown in numerous floating gardens around the lake, and sold from boats at the market. A variety of different vegetables are grown through all four seasons, making the floating market a daily event throughout the year. (AP Photo)
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    A Kashmiri farmer, left, picks tomatoes for a customer at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn. Vegetables are grown in numerous floating gardens around the lake, and sold from boats at the market. A variety of different vegetables are grown through all four seasons, making the floating market a daily event throughout the year. (AP Photo)

  • A Kashmiri man, right, buys vegetables from a vendor at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn. (AP Photo)
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    A Kashmiri man, right, buys vegetables from a vendor at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn. (AP Photo)

  • A Kashmiri man paddles his boat loaded with vegetables at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn. (AP Photo)
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    A Kashmiri man paddles his boat loaded with vegetables at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn. (AP Photo)

  • Kashmiri men sit on boats loaded with vegetables at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn Sunday, July 28, 2013. (AP Photo)
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    Kashmiri men sit on boats loaded with vegetables at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn Sunday, July 28, 2013. (AP Photo)

  • Kashmiri man paddle their boats to the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn Sunday, July 28, 2013. (AP Photo)
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    Kashmiri man paddle their boats to the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn Sunday, July 28, 2013. (AP Photo)

  • Kashmiri men sell their produce at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn Sunday, July 28, 2013. Vegetables are grown in numerous floating gardens around the lake, and sold from boats at the market.(AP Photo)
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    Kashmiri men sell their produce at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn Sunday, July 28, 2013. Vegetables are grown in numerous floating gardens around the lake, and sold from boats at the market.(AP Photo)

  • Kashmiri men take a break to chat while selling their produce at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn. (AP Photo)
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    Kashmiri men take a break to chat while selling their produce at the floating vegetable market on Dal Lake in Srinagar, India, at dawn. (AP Photo)

  • Kashmiri boatmen cross Dal Lake, on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, at dusk Sunday, July 28, 2013. Set in the Himalayas at 1,707 meters (5,600 feet) above sea level, Kashmir is a green, saucer shaped valley full of fruit orchards and surrounded by snowy mountain ranges. About 100 lakes dot its highlands and plains. (AP Photo)
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    Kashmiri boatmen cross Dal Lake, on the outskirts of Srinagar, India, at dusk Sunday, July 28, 2013. Set in the Himalayas at 1,707 meters (5,600 feet) above sea level, Kashmir is a green, saucer shaped valley full of fruit orchards and surrounded by snowy mountain ranges. About 100 lakes dot its highlands and plains. (AP Photo)

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