Sunday, February 28, 2016

A Bullock Cart in India

Bullock Cart

The oldest mode of transport becomes a novelty in the fast moving world of sleek cars and haut couture. 

Photo: J.E. Pai

This is postmarked in 2009 with two India stamps.

The sender writes:

The bullock card (also known as a bullock wagon or bullock team) is a common means of transportation used traditionally 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.
Children's Day, 5.00 (5 R)
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India stamp 2001
Dr. B.R. Ambedkar, 3.00 (3 R)

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