This truck is known as "kekra" , basically it is a second world war american truck used by locals of "Thar desert" for transportation . its an excellent off road vehicle and travels very easily on the sandy tracks of the desert and it can carry huge load. I could not capture it perfectly because when i took the shot i was travelling in a bus.
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Drzoana (1122) 2006-04-07 18:56
You are right ... not a perfect capture but I like it for the fact that there is sooo much going on here. And it really gives off the feeling what is is like in Pakistan. Very well documented. Thank you for sharing.
aznegrao (10316) 2006-04-09 14:11
Gosto desse angulo, ele cria uma perspectiva bem ampla, bela e informativa, que alada as belas cores e contrastes cria uma composição muito agradável.
valdec (7340) 2006-04-11 3:50
Bardzo du¿o siê tu dzieje, ³adnie pokazane. GRATULUJE
jeanpatrick (3) 2008-07-07 3:08
hello bhai saab,just one thing about this photo and the hundred fantastic others how to
save them is permitted by the photographer?I wanted yours as by desktop background living in south india and having stayed in sindh in younger times I have an extra feeling for this place and love this truck on which I used to travel in the sixties great times good it's still going on,pity the train from barmer to karachi the thar express is restricted and not for feranghis great sadness would haved love to go to all the sufi shrines OH LAL jhule lal i think it would have enhanced the visitors ratio in the region where there is more to see than int he wheat fields of punjab,I mean no offense to punjab!!!
- Copyright: khurram jamal (pakistani) (24)
- Genre: People
- Medium: Color
- Date Taken: 2005-01-26
- Categories: Daily Life
- Exposure: f/2.8, 1/320 seconds
- More Photo Info: view
- Photo Version: Original Version
- Theme(s): Interesting Transportation II, Overcrowded vehicles [view contributor(s)]
- Date Submitted: 2006-04-07 16:39