Monday, August 04, 2008

My Garden Compound

In our garden compound within our bungalow, we have this small Amjad (in arabic) or an Autorickshaw. Owned by our house caretaker who rents it out to his friends who wants to earn a living.

His little vehicle has white PVC cushion seating and looks real neat.

Normally customers who board this amjad will not go too far since it can't go into certain main roads. The rate for foreigners, no matter how you bargain, could be three to five times more than the locals. The rate for us could be around 2 to 3 Sudanese pound for a not more than two kilometres ride.
In the early morning or evening during winter time (end Nov to end Feb), it would be too cold to sit in this amjad as it moves with wind blowing at you.
Our nicely landscaped garden. Too hot to sit outside at anytime of the day. Night time? We are worried about mosquitoes .......... haha.
Tags: Amjad, Garden, Autorickshaw

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8 Comments:

Anonymous cc said...

Cute little vehicle! :)

04 August, 2008 11:16  
Blogger Johnny Ong said...

similar thing in thailand called tut tut

04 August, 2008 17:12  
Blogger Simon Ho said...

that thing looks like a beefed up Vespa

04 August, 2008 23:23  
Blogger Johnny Ong said...

something like that but it cant speed. even that those drivers will still go across a road when they see a car heading their direction. this is africa

05 August, 2008 00:36  
Blogger Booppi said...

TUT TUT!! hahahaha thats really cute.. i would like to have a TUT TUT too!

05 August, 2008 16:21  
Blogger Johnny Ong said...

very cheap only ..... less than a thousand us dollar

05 August, 2008 20:52  
Blogger su_N said...

me wan tut tut as a pressie?haha

25 August, 2008 10:55  
Blogger Johnny Ong said...

WAAAAAAAAAAAH!!!!

25 August, 2008 17:40  

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