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An American in China

Mad Max’istic Road Warriors in China

Posted by w_thames_the_d on September 20, 2010

I like this shot, it seems to exemplify China in many ways. These are motorcycle rickshaws and China has had them forever (rickshaws I mean). These vehicles are also illegal – if they are not registered which they usually are not. They are prohibited from acting as taxis- which they usually do. They cost much less than the vehicles surrounding them highlighting China’s income duality and difference in income levels… or maybe I just think they look pimp.

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