tuk-tuk

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tuk-tuk

(ˈtʌkˌtʌk)
n
(Automotive Engineering) (in Thailand) a three-wheeled motor vehicle used as a taxi
[C20: of imitative origin]
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On a personal note, one of my favorite experiences was my very first in Siem Reap: the tuk tuk ride that my wife, Gayle and I took from the airport to the hotel--nearly midnight, the dark Cambodian countryside rich with the scent of flowering trees, the cool wind washing over us...instinctively, we knew that the next ten days were to be the experience of a lifetime.
Known 'Tuk Tuk' in many countries including Egypt, the six units of autorickshaws have given an opportunity to Emirati youth to enjoy the fun of driving the visitors and shoppers around the Festival Promenade and to experience the unique way of interacting with them during the DSF.
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Donnelly, the first person to be issued with a public service vehicle licence for a tuk tuk in Scotland, plans to charge passengers 10 pounds per person for a one- hour trip around the city.
Mark Lagun, who owns the Barn Asia restaurant in Newcastle travelled to Thailand to buy a Tuk Tuk - a three-wheeled vehicle that packs the streets of many cities in south-east Asia, where they are used as taxis.
Russ Malkin with his trusty Tuk Tuk Picture: JEFF PITT
Bangkok, famed for its tuk tuk taxis, was a surprise entry into the top ten, beating both Dublin and Paris to the number seven slot..
The agencies' first event was Hot Wok Friday last week, when a motorised rickshaw, known asa Tuk Tuk, was driven around the city centre selling The Oriental Hot Box offering a tasty selection of Malaysian dishes.
To the amazement of his friends, who thought he was running mad, in 2003 he made a rickety four-wheeler tuk tuk using a motorcycle engine and scrap metal, and used it to carry potatoes and carrots to the local markets."Every now and then I would get into trouble with traffic police officers.
A government employee has accused police officers from the Dog Section in Mombasa of harassing her and tearing her blouse when she was following up a traffic offence involving her tuk tuk.
Tan added that while Tada currently only has standard taxi options they are already in the process of recruiting tuk tuk drivers.
Robert Hopkins YOU can't actually see much when in a tuk tuk, so useless for tours.