Saturday, May 1, 2010

Bullock Cart

A bullock cart or ox cart is a two-wheeled vehicle pulled by oxen (draught cattle). It is a means of transportation used since ancient times in many parts of the world. They are still used today where modern vehicles are too expensive or the infrastructure does not favor them.
                                  
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15 comments:

  1. Karosa sa ato ni amiga... maayo ni tipid ug gasolina ... hihi! Wala na brownout diha?

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  2. u mean the bullock cart can still saunter along the citystreets? Wow!

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  3. An eco-friendly and inexpensive means of transport! Traditional but still useful!

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  4. A lesson in traditional transportation critter style!

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  5. I really like to read your posts. We get a glimpse of what is happening in other parts of the world. The bullock cart would be a slower pace of life than here. Thanks for sharing. Valerie

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  6. Thanks for a very interesting and informative post!

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  7. What gorgeous hard-working animals!

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  8. It's good if it travel on short distance only, very tiring for the animal if long distance. Sa atin karosa yan sa quiapo ngbyabyahe ar aorund luneta park...Thanks for sharing sis.

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  9. haha...Yes! in tagalog term it's called Kalesa but mostly they use a horse for it but in dialect term, it's called "kangga" usually used to transport rice or coconut.

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  10. Reminds me of the kalesa found here in the Philippines... xoxo

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  11. Kung dito sa pinas may kalesa jan naman pala e uso ang bullock cart.

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  12. Bulls are so strong and they are very useful to mankind. Hardworking animals. Looks like a very tough life for them there.

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  13. Mura ug kalesa sa Carbon, Cebu.. Which is until now naa lang gihapon.

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  14. I amaze to know that this bullock cart is still wandering in the big city...

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