live chickens and alternative transport
Live chickens transported by bicycle – Alternative Transport

 

Collection of Stock Photo Images relating to Alternative Transport found around the world with alternative meaning something quite out of the ordinary unlike the normal mode of transport which is used in most parts of the world and especially in developed countries. This Collection highlights some of the more unusual, odd or even bizarre types of transport found usually in less developed countries where economic wealth is more limited and alternatives and resourcefulness is the name of the game!



Trucking Himalayan Style

Trucks move slowly over a high altitude mountain pass through the Himalaya mountains in the Kashmir state of Northern India. This is the Vale of Kashmir otherwise known as the Kashmir Valley.

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Colonial Myanmar - NomadicImagery Stock Photography
Colonial Myanmar

Colonial Myanmar image relating to a bygone era when Myanmar or Burma was under British rule and beautiful remnants of that period still remain today in the form of horse drawn carriages and colonial architecture full of rustic character and … Read More

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Calcutta Street Scene

Kolkata previously known as Calcutta is a interesting vibrant Indian City in West Bengal State of India. This street scene is a common occurrence in the city where food stalls line the streets and unusual forms of transport are to … Read More

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Jeepney vehicles in the Philippines - NomadicImagery Stock Photography
Jeepney vehicles in the Philippines

Group of Filipino Jeepney’s lined up in Baguio City. The Jeepney is one of the many forms of public transport in the Philippines. Originally made from U.S. military jeeps left over from World War II and have become a symbol … Read More

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Filipino Jeepney parked on street - NomadicImagery Stock Photography
Filipino Jeepney parked on street

Filipino Jeepney parked on a street in the Spanish colonial heritage area of Vigan City, a UNESCO World Heritage Site. The Jeepney is one of the many forms of public transport in the Philippines. Originally made from U.S. military jeeps … Read More

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Movement in the City

Panning photography shot of a Thai woman on a motorised contraption going about her business in the City of Sukhothai where one can find street sellers plying their trade in abundance.

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On the move in Thailand

Panning photography shot of a Thai guy on a motorised contraption going about his business in the City of Sukhothai where one can find street sellers plying their trade in abundance.

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Indian Cycle Rickshaw

Indian holy man or Rishi in Varanasi prefers to take the traditional cycle rickshaw through the busy city streets of Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh, India.

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Manual Rickshaw Wala Kolkata

Panning photography shot of the hand pulled rickshaw which still continues to this day in the West Bengal city of Kolkata (formally Calcutta), India. A mode of human powered transport whereby a runner pulls a two wheeled cart which seats … Read More

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Rotating Rickshaw Wheels

Panning photography shot of the hand pulled rickshaw which still continues to this day in the West Bengal city of Kolkata (formally Calcutta), India. A mode of human powered transport whereby a runner pulls a two wheeled cart which seats … Read More

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Breakneck Speed in Pontianak

Panning photography shot in the Indonesian city of Pontianak, west Kalimantan, Borneo. Fast and reliable are motorbikes in Asia being able to avoid most traffic jams and carry awkward loads!

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Beautiful Blue Cycle Rickshaw - NomadicImagery Stock Photography
Beautiful Blue Cycle Rickshaw

Beautiful blue Indonesian cycle rickshaw more popularly known within Indonesia as the Becak is a quaint and unique form of transport that taxi’s people around a local area for a minimal fee.

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Red and Yellow Rickshaw - NomadicImagery Stock Photography
Red and Yellow Rickshaw

Solitary red and yellow Cycle Rickshaw or Becak as they are known in Indonesia waiting patiently for the next trip around town!

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Red and Green Cycle Rickshaw - NomadicImagery Stock Photography
Red and Green Cycle Rickshaw

A fine example of an Indonesian Becak otherwise known as a cycle rickshaw in the Western World, parked on the roadside. The Becak is a popular mode of transport full of character and fairly inexpensive to the passenger. For short … Read More

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Beaten Up Cycle Rickshaw - NomadicImagery Stock Photography
Beaten Up Cycle Rickshaw

An old and battered Indonesian Becak otherwise known as a cycle rickshaw in the Western World on the roadside. The Becak is a popular mode of transport full of character and fairly inexpensive to the passenger. For short trips around … Read More

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Rustic Versus Modern - NomadicImagery Stock Photography
Rustic Versus Modern

Motorcycles in an Indonesian city add a splash of modernity and colour to this rustic lane which at one time would have been pedestrianised but with rapidly developing Indonesia and people having the wealth to spend money on modern motorcycles … Read More

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Red Cycle Rickshaw Solo City - NomadicImagery Stock Photography
Red Cycle Rickshaw Solo City

The Indonesian Becak otherwise known as a cycle rickshaw in the Western World is a mode of transport full of character and fairly inexpensive to the passenger. For short trips around town they are very convenient form of transportation.

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Hand-Pulled Rickshaws Kolkata

One of the last bastions of hand-pulled rickshaws is the Indian city of Kolkata (previously known as Calcutta) where able bodied men transport people and their belongings over short distances for a very small fee. It is said that this … Read More

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Vietnamese Domestic Goods

Vietnamese woman in Hanoi rearranges the saleable plastic goods she carries to balance the weight on a bicycle. Still a mode of transport in popular use despite the massive influx of affordable motorbikes and cars.

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Indian Hand Pulled Rickshaw

A hand pulled rickshaw‘s in the West Bengal city of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), can still be seen to this today . A mode of human powered transport whereby a runner pulls a two wheeled cart which seats two or more people and … Read More

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Delhi Traffic Jam

An alternative traffic jam in Old Delhi whereby not only cars and trucks are involved but all manner of transport, from horse and carts to ricycle rickshaws, pedestrians and jalopies

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Custom Motorcycle Indonesia

All sorts of mechanical and motorized forms of transport can be found in Asia and Indonesia is no exception. This is barely a road worthy vehicle of some description and questions should be asked about the legal side of things but … Read More

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Hand Pulled Rickshaw Kolkata

The hand pulled rickshaw still continues to this today in the West Bengal city of Kolkata (formerly Calcutta), India. A mode of human powered transport whereby a runner pulls a two wheeled cart which seats two or more people and … Read More

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Malaysian Cycle Rickshaw - NomadicImagery Stock Photography
Malaysian Cycle Rickshaw

Malacca in Malaysia has been recognised by Unesco as a World Heritage Site since 2008. This status has obviously increased tourism activities catered for them. Cycle Rickshaws take visitors on a pleasant tour around the city to see the sights … Read More

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On The Road In Burma - NomadicImagery Stock Photography
On The Road In Burma

Local bus in Shan State of Myanmar (Burma), travels between towns and villages with limited space on board for vacant seats as is normally the case therefor it’s not unusual to see people and goods travelling on the roof!

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Three on a Motorbike

Modes of transport are many and varied in India but the motorbike nowadays has become so popular with a lot of people being more affluent that many can be seen on the roads and it would be unusual to see … Read More

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Working Cattle

The Irrawaddy River (also known as the Ayeyarwady) in Myanmar is a river of considerable length running from north to south Burma and covering a length of 2,170km. It is a major commercial waterway and used for transporting goods to … Read More

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