Bucket is a special carrier for Chinese people returning home during the Spring Festival travel rush. (Photos via official weibo of Xinhua)
Most of the plastic buckets are left at building sites or decoration markets after the construction.
They are mainly picked up by migrant workers during the Spring Festival travel rush.
Easy to carry with a semicircular handle, people usually put belongings in it when squeezing through crowds to catch the train.
Easy to carry with a semicircular handle, people usually put belongings in it when squeezing through crowd to catch the train.
A bucket can also become a stool while waiting for the train when seats are fully occupied in the station.
It is also a storage container to take home.
Nowadays, more and more people tend to use buckets as their "magic luggage."
The bucket carries more than a person's belongings, but a family's best wish and expectation to a beloved relative returning home.