Dhaka Rickshaw-wala

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Dhaka Rickshaw-wala

Dhaka Rickshaw-wala

Our Pic of the Day: Dhaka Rickshaw-wala

 

The Dhaka Rickshaw-wala, or rickshaw driver, has one of the toughest jobs around. Cycle rickshaws are ubiquitous in Dhaka, Bangladesh, and provide most of the short-haul transportation around the city. Most walas come in from the countryside, taking advantage of the employment opportunities. Wages are small at $50-70 per month, but still represent a good wage for these men.

 

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Stephen Bugno's two decades of independent travels have taken him to more than 80 countries. His freelance articles have appeared in the San Francisco Chronicle, the Philadelphia Inquirer, and the Hartford Courant. He maintains a nomadic lifestyle while publishing the GoMad Nomad Travel Mag and blogging at Bohemian Traveler. Find him on Google +, Facebook, or Twitter.

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