Tuesday, March 9, 2010

MyWorld

Pushing ahead. look closely and you will see that the driver of the autorickshaw is pushing the one ahead with his foot! This is a regular 'assist' feature among the Mumbai autorickshaw drivers.
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39 comments:

  1. What a fun shot! I love it! Another great look at your world! Have a great week!

    Sylvia

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  2. That is sooooo funny!

    As was your comment on Ocala DP! Thanks!

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  3. It's good to have auto-rickshaw friends! They've got your back!

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  4. this is wonderful - a helping foot!

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  5. That's an amazing photo. The ultimate roadside-assistance.

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  6. oh yes i've noticed this act quite a few times. i donno the purpose though - pushing the rickshaw in front, leg stretching exercise or fevicol ka mazboot jod ;)

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  7. Thats so funny!! Have seen that in Abad too but my auto driver was trying to push the other away not assist:-)

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  8. très bonne photo cette course sur la route ;)

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  9. It's funny - why do the do it?
    Lovely scene:)

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  10. What a great shot! I'd ave missed the foot if you hadn't pointed it out! I wonder if they share the fare?

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  11. like this i always felt that Mumbai people are helpful!

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  12. Ha I miss this in UK.....

    your photo brought back so many memories :)

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  13. I have seen this one...and I have also seen the bicycle rider holding on to the back of a truck and sailing along!!!...Our streets are unsafe to say the least!

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  14. The guy in front must be saving a lot of fuel!

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  15. i love ricshaws and your pictures

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  16. A whole new meaning to the expression "You'll get a kick out of this!"

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  17. Lovely shot :)

    Guess this happens only in India :)

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  18. An excellent leg up into your world. I would never have seen that foot-assist if you hadn't pointed it out to us!

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  19. An excellent leg up into your world. I would never have seen that foot-assist if you hadn't pointed it out to us!

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  20. Hey this is really nice. In such a cutthroat city, somebody actually helping someone. Made me smile! :)

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  21. Can't imaging them doing that here.

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  22. Oh yes, this is a regular scene! Good capture!

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  23. Funny world where you are living
    :-)

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  24. Pushing with his foot?! Hmmmm, certainly unusual (for me at least...). Very interesting!
    God bless you!
    Cezar

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  26. Brilliant Shot! looks like a good way to lose a leg as well!

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  27. Funny and very interesting.

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  28. Great shot, amazing that they help one another like this as they are competing with each other. I did enjoy traveling in these little vehicles

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  29. Amazing! How fast do these vehicles go?

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  30. Lol! Help at hand... er... leg.. anytime of the day!

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