Before there were gas power cars, there were peddle powered trishaw. When I was young ,like my older daughter, I won't be seen dead in one of these. My great grand ma would go round town in what we call SA KA LIN or SAN LUEN CHUR. Our school was in town, and when she sees us, especially when it was raining, she would call in our dialect our Chinese names and talk to us in Cantonese. We would talk very fast away from her.
The Changi airport in Singapore used to have a trishaw for tourists who want to have a bit of nostalgia. Take a trishaw ride in Downtown Chinatown and enjoy a ride down memory lane.
In Auckland, they have a modernised contraception for the tourists.
Hope you've all survived the cold, rainy winter term. As part of the school's efforts to support World Car Free Day, they are encouraging all kids to walk or ride to school for the next two weeks. We thought it may be a nice idea to get the Moa Road Movers going for just ONE DAY to support this kaupapa.
要五毛 給一塊 你說奇怪不奇怪
For all my Chinese speaking friends who probably sang this when they were young in kindergarten or from the TV in Singapore.