Photo by Dan Eckstein
Sure, these trucks will transport you from one place to the next—but they’ll also give you unique insight into authentic India.
Photographer Dan Eckstein spent months shooting the wildly decorated trucks of India for his book, Horn Please—and, along the way, he discovered they are a lot more than Ru Paul’s dream semis. Long-haul drivers spent weeks and months on the road, away from their families, so the trucks become de facto homes, complete with sleeping quarters, kitchen supplies, and shrines.” The drivers decorate the trucks so the painting, ornamentation, and design all become a reflection of who they are,” Dan says.
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