8.13.2008

India's Many Modes Of Transportation


The Auto Rickshaw ........ Bicycles & Motorcycles



Fishing Boats at the Beach ...... A Family of Four (the woman is actually holding a child in her lap, though I didn't have a good angle for the photo)



India's version of the zero emission vehicle ... (almost).
I cracked up when the man got off and actually "parked" it by tying it up to the tree.

21 comments:

mary said...

Amazing. I love seeing pictures of your new surroundings!

francesca_dimeglio said...

Anyone standing behind that animal will tell you that he is hardly a zero emission vehicle. LOL! Great photos!

Mom24 said...

I love the pictures. I can't even imagine a family of 4 on a motorcycle...Wow!

C said...

I'm 'in town' and have about 10 minutes online, so I just had to check in with you...I love the pictures--keep 'em coming (it might just be the closest I get to actually seeing India!)

Everything looks better on my Mac BTW--I love it! Hope you're enjoying yours too (maybe we can trade tips when I get back from vacay?) :)
~Christy

Kash said...

The first picture is priceless. I want to see pictures of you all on the oxcart! Or on the moto together!

Jen said...

Amazing, I love the little yellow car bus thing. whatever that is.

The Mom said...

Now what would you do if you actually had a child and a carseat...?? Just put them in your lap?!

Popz said...

At least the Dad was taking care of himself by wearing a helmet. Now that's looking out for the family!

Simple Answer said...

What fun pix! I've got to get my own camera out. I think these kinds of photos are priceless!

Tara R. said...

These are great. My boy would love to have the vehicle in the top photo.

Tenakim said...

Ok, the driver makes sense now even more!

Kelly said...

Amazing!! The family of 4 on the motorcycle blows me away especially after hearing the nightmare driving stories!!
Love seeing these pictures of your new city!

Mrs4444 said...

My son got his driver's license today. Thank GOD he's not driving in India (though it feels like it to me sometimes...haha)

Kat said...

I just found your blog via Debbie's Blog around the World. I have always had this fascination with India. But the more I read about it...the more I wonder why...but it just gets me more and more interested :-)

I actually just finished reading "Holy Cow" about an Australian woman who moved to India with her boyfriend who was a reporter for an Australian tv station. Very interesting...especially about the driving there!

And because I had to go back and read, it appears that you are just arriving in India. Unless I am wrong. Which is known to happen from time to time (ie, often). But I am going to have my Indian adventure vicariously...

Heather said...

OH, it's so good. The motorcycle picture is CRAZY!!

American in Norway said...

A W E S O M E photos! I have to go get caught up on what you have been doing!

Hyphen Mama said...

I love how the family on the motorcycle only has 1 helmet... on the MAN. Heaven forbid you save the wife and kids' lives, too!

I think I'd stick with the rickshaw.

Great photos!

anymommy said...

Incredible pictures. The one of the boats is my favorite. I have a similar shot of a beach in Bali. Beautiful! Glad your driver is back for another week.

Perez Family Spot said...

Cool post! I love the pic of the girls and the one at the beach is cool. I have no words for the last pic, that's just crazy. Poor animal! How funny that he tied him to the tree...what's that gonna do? lol...

Nap Warden said...

I am digging the auto rickshaw. I think that would work in Chicago. What is that...a yak?

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