When traveling to new cities there’s nothing better than seeing brand new sights that you’ve only seen in pictures. While you can certainly take a city bus to get around, these can be difficult to figure out and often times they don’t make stops at all of the sights in the area. By getting your own car you will be able to choose your own route so you can stop where you want and see what you want! Read More
Vehicle of the Month this month goes to the Indian Chakda, a hybrid between an old Royal Enfield Bullet motorbike and a cart which is used for everything from transporting people to harvested crops.
The multi-purpose vehicles are especially popular in the regions of Gujarat, where there are estimated to be over 125,000 of them. However, with Gujarat’s population roughly equal to that of Italy, it’s inhabitants share one share Chakda between 80. And, as there is little reliable public transport in the regions, overloaded Chakdas dominate as the most efficient form of transport.
We’re back with a throwback in this installment of Overland Vehicle of the Month. Remember the DUCK? Meet its British brother. Here’s to the Queen!
Ever consider riding in the style of Her Majesty, the Queen of England? We thought so.
In an urban lifestyle, there may be slim reasons to ride a tractor. Tractors are slower than cars, function best in rural areas, and can only fit one to two passengers. They are designed specifically to haul such things as machinery, construction equipment, or maybe even a family who just wants a hayride around the apple orchard. Truth of it all is, in a world of bikes, trains and automobiles, there is just not much tractor traffic going on. Read More »
There are myriad reasons to ride a bike. It’s faster than walking, it’s greener than driving, and let’s face it – riding a bike is fun. But in terms of daily transport to and from work, riding a bike isn’t always the most efficient solution. Read More »