The backbone to every city is rooted within its citizens and the streets they walk on. The unsung heroes of society - the street vendors, tuk tuk drivers, monks, seamstresses, and car mechanics - all packed into the narrow ribcage of this massive metropolis. 

These unique individuals give a city it's distinctive and idiosyncratic character. Without them, no one could eat, sleep, or travel. They keep humanity’s engine running without recognition or praise. This photo essay is dedicated to these people, and the places they live.