From the mighty train to the humble hoof, see unique modes of transportation across the globe.

BANGALORE, INDIA

PHOTOGRAPH BY NIKHIL RASIWASIA, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

‘The aim of life is no more to control the mind, but to develop it harmoniously; not to achieve salvation here after, but to make the best use of it here now; and not to realise truth, beauty and good only in contemplation, but also in the actual experience of daily life – Bhagat Singh’. Vibrant street shoppers enjoying their daily lives during Ramadan in Commercial Street, Bangalore.”

 

GAZIPUR, BANGLADESH

PHOTOGRAPH BY MOIN AHMED, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

“The photo was taken on 23rd of July’16 at Tongi Railway Station, Gazipur, Bangladesh. I was there for taking photos and waiting for a moment. A train from Dhaka toward another district has reached and stopped at the platform for 5 min for lifting passengers. It was huge raining. Suddenly I found a pair of curious eye was looking at me through the window and on his left an umbrella has been put for protect the rain. I got the moment.”

 

BANGKOK, THAILAND

PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVE VALLER, NATIONAL GEOGRAHIC YOUR SHOT

“A traditional floating market boat near Bangkok, complete with plastic containers selling coconut ice cream in a traditional hat to people too busy with their technology to care. This is modern day travel. It is mostly floating around chasing an experience that no longer exists.”

 

PHOTOGRAPH BY BENJAMIN DUGONE, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

 

PHOTOGRAPH BY JULIA WIMMERLIN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

PHOTOGRAPH BY LORRAINE YIP, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

 

PHOTOGRAPH BY FELIPE CARRANZA, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

 

PHOTOGRAPH BY DIANE STA ANA, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

 

PHOTOGRAPH BY CHRIS SCHMID, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

 

PHOTOGRAPH BY DAVID NGUYEN, NATIONAL GEOGRAPHIC YOUR SHOT

 

This feature originally appeared in National Geographic.

 

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