Hui street vendor


A Hui street vendor in North West China. The Hui are a Chinese minority group that are Muslim. Although it can not be seen here, he is selling live Scorpions and that bucket has maybe 200 of them climbing over each other. I have never tried it, but I am told that the stings from the Scorpions relief Arthritis when they are allowed to sting in the affected area. Not so sure that is a remedy I am ready to run out and try soon.

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4 Responses to “Hui street vendor”

  1. Street Photographer Says:

    Nice shot, as always. And informative – I didn’t know there were muslims in China.

  2. tam Says:

    Great photo!

    Scorpion stings to treat arthritis? No thanks.

  3. awang Says:

    Nice shot…and informative.

  4. andy Says:

    i’m sure he’s got a great customer base in China for arthritis. his business should do well.

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