Culture meets habit

culture x context x habit

People in Myanmar tend to bring gifts from their destination when they return home from their travels or voyage to visit relatives. People (not just in Myanmar) also tend to forget – understandable in the pre-departure rush of preparation. This vendor sells pajamas/maternity-wear, integrating the expectation of gift-bringing into her pitch to all those forgetful potential customers-in-transit at this bus station off to see their relatives – pregnant and otherwise.

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