As I stepped out of the station building, I saw a number of Becak (bicycle taxis) parked in front of Cirebon Station. I guessed that even here in Cirebon, the common people use bicycle cabs to get around. Moreover, while in Jakarta there are restrictions on the use of Becak on the main streets, there seemed to be no such restrictions in Cirebon. There were Becak parked on the street that stretched straight from the front of the station. They were waiting for passengers to get off the train.
But there were only Becak vehicles parked on the street and no drivers in sight. The drivers themselves must be relaxing in a store somewhere, parking their vehicles on the side of the road where it is easy to catch their eye. The drivers must be relaxing in one of the shops, waiting for someone who wants to take a bike cab. This place was right in front of Cirebon station and is lined with stores. So there were many places to take a break.
That's what I thought, but no one came to me when I approached Becak. I approached, crouched down, captured the Becak in my viewfinder, and released the shutter, but no one came to me. Even when a becak with a female passenger ran through the viewfinder, the driver did not come to me. I wondered if he thought I was too unlikely to ride the becak.
December 28, 2020
SONY ALPHA 7R II
ZEISS BATIS 2/40 CF
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