Thursday, September 05, 2013

Orange You Glad It's Friday - Orange Sari Clad Motorcyclist in Jaipur - September 6, 2013


Jaipur, Rajasthan, India seems to be much stricter with its helmet laws than 
Mumbai.  Most often, drivers do wear helmets ( sans the chip strap much of the
time, though, which is of great concern to me ).  I am always reminding them
that, without it, the helmet is merely a decoration and won't protect their brain
if they are in an accident or hit a bump ( India has so many potholes! ).

Often, you will see the second passenger wearing a helmet as well - though
children won't have them on.

Here we have my "orange" for today - a lady, clad in an orange sari, riding
"pinion" - this was a new word for me when I came to India.  Motorcycles 
really scare me and, if I would ever ride one ( which I doubt ), I would have 
to have both legs straddling the cycyle.




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12 comments:

  1. I wouldn't also dare to ride a motorcycle. Love you header photo. So rich in detail and color. Here for OYGIF.

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  2. Aren't the colours In India so amazing, there is so much to see and so many Oh my gosh moments - your photo captures it all! Thank you for sharing.
    Wrenx

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  3. Hi! This photo is very interesting. Thanks for sharing.

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  4. That seems like a crazy way to ride a motorcycle

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  5. wow, that´s an impressive building. :)

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  6. I'm not a motorcycle fan either but the orange is gorgeous.

    I just caught up on your posts and really enjoyed how you first came to India. What a wonderful story with so many good friends. I'm happy for you all.

    Happy weekend, jj

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  7. Great find for OYGIF. I have tried riding once when I was young with my uncle. I was scared to death and I swore never to ride again. :)

    Glad you decided to share your photo on Orange you glad it's Friday. Thanks for joining and I hope to see you again next Friday. Have a great weekend.

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  8. Oh sorry, I thought you are the woman in the orange sari.

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  10. What a blazing orange color. Kind of different scene from SF, no?

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  11. I cannot believe they allow a child to ride without a helmet and I would be afraid to ride side saddle.

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