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Friday, February 18, 2022

Unique Promotional Supermarket Shelving

Day 94 - If you've spent much time in certain parts of Asia, you'll definitely be acquainted with this way of getting around. In fact, when going into town and back this morning tuk-tuks were our means of transportation. In this country, people often call them three wheels.  They're manufactured by just a few companies but ubiquitously run the roads in South Asia and parts of SE Asia.  There's one seat for the driver and a back seat large enough for two or three passengers.

They are most often used as short-haul taxis and may be souped-up or customized by their owner/driver.   Young dudes can install sound systems that rock the foundations of nearby buildings.  Nowadays, in Sri Lanka, two-stroke models are no longer allowed. However, one company does make diesel models.
  Tuk-Tuk Supermarket Promotional Display 
I don't know who thought of using one as a promotional vehicle, so to speak. It's missing its roof and doesn't move much.  Yet, it does now carry products on sale.  This one is in our closest Keells Supermarket in Minuwangoda. It's been there for years, but I only thought to snap a photo today.


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