Music fans enjoy a live performance from their tuk-tuks, Thai traditional taxis, during the first-ever Amazing Tuk Tuk Festival in Bangkok, Thailand, this month. The event was aimed at promoting tourism and stimulating the economy. Photo: AFP Music fans enjoy a live performance from their tuk-tuks, Thai traditional taxis, during the first-ever Amazing Tuk Tuk Festival in Bangkok, Thailand, this month. The event was aimed at promoting tourism and stimulating the economy. Photo: AFP
Music fans enjoy a live performance from their tuk-tuks, Thai traditional taxis, during the first-ever Amazing Tuk Tuk Festival in Bangkok, Thailand, this month. The event was aimed at promoting tourism and stimulating the economy. Photo: AFP
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Music fans enjoy a live performance from their tuk-tuks, Thai traditional taxis, during the first-ever Amazing Tuk Tuk Festival in Bangkok, Thailand, this month. The event was aimed at promoting tourism and stimulating the economy. Photo: AFP Music fans enjoy a live performance from their tuk-tuks, Thai traditional taxis, during the first-ever Amazing Tuk Tuk Festival in Bangkok, Thailand, this month. The event was aimed at promoting tourism and stimulating the economy. Photo: AFP
Music fans enjoy a live performance from their tuk-tuks, Thai traditional taxis, during the first-ever Amazing Tuk Tuk Festival in Bangkok, Thailand, this month. The event was aimed at promoting tourism and stimulating the economy. Photo: AFP
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