No matter where you live in the world, after a while most people will start to ignore their environment and become almost numb to the slow changes that occur. Unlike a tourist we gradually loose the ability to observe our surroundings.
This image is a side profile of someone's entire house in a village (Punjab). There's no doubt in my mind that people thought I had gone mad when taking this shot. I myself on the other hand, couldn't believe I had found a giant lego house and nobody else could see it.