Why Tuk-Tuks Make the Big Bucks

by Kristin Barendsen

A farang tries to tame the wildest creature of Thailand’s urban jungle.

It looks easy, like driving a car, except that the gas is a flick of the wrist. But when I take a deep breath and turn the key, I understand why tuk-tuks make the big bucks.

“Right hand, fuel!” Pon shouts from