They are also dangerous sitting just anywhere. Even with a cane, a blind person could fall on them. I don't see much of a benefit. For many people, standing straight without moving is far more stressful than walking or cycling.
Some parts of China have banned motor bikes, and streets are too narrow for cars, so the silent electric vehicles are the only powered transport on the move. These would sneak up behind me and nearly hit me before yelling out a warning.In Lhasa, Tibet, it seemed to be a game to them, with the pilgrims and tourists being the main target.
Travel! Set out and head for pastures new[br] Life tastes the richer when you’ve road worn feet.[br]Ibn Battuta[br]
Hooray Mossie just a perfect report.The the photo of the posse on the lam is wonderful - love the perspective. I really hope I will be still able to travel to my favourite place when I am your age (or even a good few years younger) Your reports always inspire me and also make me laugh... thank you.