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Old 06-08-2007, 05:16 PM   #11
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I try to keep my food bill somewhere between Chad and Bhutan.
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Old 06-08-2007, 05:18 PM   #12
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So it would be good to see your photo of a week's worth of groceries, eh Caine?
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Old 06-08-2007, 05:36 PM   #13
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I noticed the same thing Andy M. did - all the sodas. One family with two small children had a dozen 2-liter bottles of cola. That's a LOT of soda.

The family from California made me ashamed to be an American. Their week's quantity of groceries was awful.

I was quite impressed with what the family from Cairo displayed.
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Old 06-09-2007, 06:21 AM   #14
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Interesting.

Can't say I was overly impressed by my representatives from the UK. Look at all that sweet crap on the front table.

And favourite food: mayonnaise sandwich.

What he **** is that all about?! Where did they get these people?

Sorry - this has annoyed me! LOL
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Old 06-09-2007, 07:36 AM   #15
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I once had the book these photos came from. "Hungry Planet" Very interesting.

The Chicago international terminal of the airport has an interesting photo layout on the walls showing what is contained in households around the world. So, it's like these photos, but the entire household possesions are included. Very eye opening.
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Old 06-09-2007, 08:28 AM   #16
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The family from Bhutan have a lavish looking home and they spend $5 a week on groceries??? I don't believe it.
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Old 06-09-2007, 09:11 AM   #17
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The family from Bhutan have a lavish looking home and they spend $5 a week on groceries??? I don't believe it.
Probably the stuff they eat are homegrown. So food purchases most likely are very few.
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Old 06-09-2007, 09:35 AM   #18
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now that you mention it boufa, I guess I am surprised at how little homegrown food was pictured.
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Old 06-09-2007, 09:52 AM   #19
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Beth, from the picture, I could see mostly veggies and rice which are harvested from their garden.
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Old 06-09-2007, 10:03 AM   #20
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I'm sorry boufa, I meant to say I was surprised how little food in general, in all 15 photographs, seemed to be home grown. There was much more packaged food than I would have expected to see.
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