Horn Please ... We're King of the Road.
There is a local joke about horns. Trucks here are painted very brightly with all sorts of pictures. Sometimes the cab is highly decorated like a Christmas tree with drivers peering through the tinsel. On the back of trucks and buses, there is usually a message to remind drivers coming up the rear to toot their horns to allert the driver to their presence – rear mirrors are a fixture to tie your tinsel to rather than a device to see behind you. So the message hand painted on the back of trucks and buses is “Horn Please” and as well “Pheri Betaula” which means ‘see you again’ in Nepali. So the joke goes as that if you are saying good bye to someone, instead of saying ‘see you again’, you can joke, ‘Horn Please’! . . . Credit by : Mark and Ali Gill . . . keep your distance and don’t bump me ! Horn Please ;-)This photo was shot on film. Taken by i_am_four-eyes with a Lomo LC-A loaded with Kodak Elitechrome EBX film (available in our Online Shop) in Nagarkot, Nepal. These tags describe this photo: horn, please, king, of, the, road, trip, local, bus, transportation, lc-a, lomo, and nepal. This photo can also be found in the album Horn Please . . . We're King of the Road..
You are currently not logged in, do so now to add comments, like articles as well as photos, submit to competitions, translate articles and gain access to unlimited photo upload! If you are not registered yet, go here to find out more about Lomography and join now! If you just want a limited account for now you can use Twitter or Facebook. We would love to have you as a member here!
120 people like this photo
Liking photos helps us to present the best ones to you and others. 120 people like this photo. 120 people like this photo: silo1980, eusonfeliz, alloftheabove, felipemendes, mightymouse, ucinz, bomboniera, luffyblu, freakoftheweek, carottte, mojo_lomo, kathepalacio, andreiadec, z790406, robter, litumai, lil_secret, andrejrusskovskij, gatokinetik-o, ajaxattack, arsomilio, devildi, gemmalouise, adi_totp, antibiotyx, simonesavo, jolgio-lion-cafe, sara81, cpolpa, darwin1974, aanum, xephryrus, guitarleo, vzh, blueskyandhardrock, kiri-girl, zulupt, qrro, bravebird, tikismeekis, erikagrendel, chippo, kostas, maelae, xaviru, theoclunk, minililimi, marcel2cv, naiseta, feelux, ironsymphony, calfaroz, yokekei, hlphuonglinh, t-rav, wontonowisdom, lostlittlekid, bravopires, pzzzenguin, winterschlaefer, icarus13, gauthierdumonde, taufik_rachman, livi, grazie, ryszardl70, clownshoes, catarinasalgado, oliviermenard, elelostdog, _haustor, madiba, emkei, badjuju, ehmahh, camilapolary, kangiha, gorics, cocaneonkamerasutra, cbadajos, triky76, diana3009, stromolo, opon21, mikahsupageek, sixsixty, disdis, mllev, meryl, life_on_mars, dida, poepel, sizer77, goonies, chourique, riko55555, modern_nmt, lomoculture, dannyedwards, pearlmsqueaks, deprofundis, walasiteodito, stecha, tsingtao, olga_primavera, 134340, af-capture, ohoska, samajo17, rik041, littlekoala, gotoarizona, alex-briones, dakadev_pui, sushi_9009, inine, atwins, mafiosa, sobetion, and guztanova.