ricksha


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a small two-wheeled cart for one passenger

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Five years later, with a good grasp of the food scene and a solid restaurant concept, they opened Ricksha, a humble eatery that sits on the busiest street in Kapitolyo, Pasig.
HYDERABAD -- The Sindh High Court here Tuesday ordered the Sindh Transport Authority (STA) to submit reply in a petition accusing the Authority of unlawful crackdown on 4-stroke CNG rickshas in Sanghar district.
Outside the New Eastern he got into a serious argument with a ricksha boy.
From walking sticks to ricksha, from ricksha to carriage, from carriage to train, from train to automobile, from there on to the dirigible, further on to the airplane, and further on and on, no matter how far we may go, it won't let us take a breath.
One sequence was filmed from the seat of a ricksha in the congested city of Varanasi.
If garlic is not for you, try the Monterey Squid Festival, with its famous squid fajitas and squid jewelry contest; the Tracy Dry Bean Festival, featuring a "magical fruit" bean display and museum; the Angel's Camp Zucchini Festival, which awards a prize to the smallest zucchini grown; the Isleton Crawdad Festival, complete with crawdad races and a crawdad pancake breakfast; the Vacaville Onion Festival, with its raw onion--eating contest; the Santa Cruz Brussels Sprout Festival, where brussels sprout water taffy and ice cream are served; the Guerneville Slug Fest, whose annual Slug-Off tasting has featured Slug Garlic Bread, Slughetti, and Upslime-Down Cake; or Willow Creek's Peach Luau and Annual Ricksha Race.
A technical means for surviving from day to day in the impoverished cities is the ricksha. Calling it the "vehicle of the future," Grass stated that it was "entirely possible that in a few years the traffic officials of the European cities, whose urban congestion already has a tin-can absurdity about it today, will need to recall the ricksha and consider its possibilities.
His new theme found its clearest expression in his masterpiece, Luotuo Xiangzi(1936; "Camel Xiangzi"), the tragic story of the trials of a ricksha puller in Beijing.
There is a good discussion of Caluza's popular "Ricksha Song" which he composed in 1917.
Ah, yes, I get the same picture -- ignition components salvaged from old Atwater-Kent radios of the 1930's -- delivered furtively at midnight by ricksha and malodorous honeywagon, impaled upon shards of old rice wine bottles in the first instance, immured in unspeakable muck in the latter.
The annual earnings of casual construction workers, household sweepers and ricksha drivers in major Indian cities are about double those of landless agricultural workers in the rural hinterland.
In the city they constructed a hut of mats against a wall, and while O-lan and the two older children begged, Wang Lung pulled a ricksha. In that way they spent the winter, each day earning enough to buy rice for the next.