U STREET STREET RATS- present day ALADDIN-SLY CELL PHONE SNAGGER

I’m feelin good and I’m breezin, cheesin, down the streets and —- my tourists in the back are resting their feets in— my pedicab and they might win some treats if— they get the next question correct—they compete with each other…. Want some more? “Are you ready for question number four?” —yes WE ARE!!! WOOOT WOOOT! “Name two of the buildings on U street that have survived the 1968 Riots... Read More

TOP FIVE BIKE PATHS IN DC/METROPOLITAN AREA

5. Rock Creek Trail— 20 miles I’d say—this one is especially my pic on the weekends because the DC area becomes closed off to cars, and its just you and the road baby! I like to start this one off in Maryland and end in DC. It is more of an uphill slant I’d say… and you pass the Zoo (check out the pandas) and the ZOO LIGHYS in the winter! 4. Custis Trail—4 miles—A nice trail from Shreve Road where the Long... Read More

WASHINGTON POST DID A STORY ON SHAADY FAKHRAI

Read the Washinton Post Article here to check out the full story! So over the summer, more so at the beginning, the Washington Post called my office and asked me if it would be ok to do a story on Destination DC Tours. I was thinking…. oh wow…sweet. We had one interview at the beginning of the summer, and then another interview on the mall…. and boom its out now. I am hoping my parents are proud. YAY I must say that during the interview... Read More

Tourists in DC say the Darndest Things to Pedicabbers!!! OUR favorite quotes we hear every day—–

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HOW MANY COLUMNS ARE AROUND THE LINCOLN MEMORIAL? DO YOU STILL PEDICAB IF ITS HAILING OUTSIDE? HOW SMART IS A DC DUCK? WHY ARE THERE NO SKY SCRAPERS IN DC?    Read More

WARNER THEATER— ‘FREVIEW’- TEAM TEHRAN & EXCLUSIVELY ENTERTAINMENT’s EVENT OCT 8

While Iranian cool cats will always call themselves “Persian”, everyone and there madar-pedar will continue to attempt admittance to Exclusively Entertainment’s highly anticipated events.  The antsy party goers inch their way closer and closer to the bouncer who may or may not grant admission.  He warns everyone that “IF YOU DON’T GET THE EFF BACK, NOBODY’s GETTIN IN!” Now this must be the best people watching... Read More

DIFFERENT WAYS TO THINK OF 26—TODAY IS MY BIRTHDAY

Today, August 29 is my birthday and I turned 26. 26? 26! Birthdays have an interesting way to make people think about their lives in a “birds eye” point of view….a time line of some sort, a comparison to most other time lines, where you fall in that time line, life expectations of the time line…26! Par Eggs AmpL: 26…(4 more until 30) 26……(21 plus 5) 26……..(18 plus 3 plus 5) 26………(5... Read More

A NICE PLACE TO PLAY SOCCER, GO TO A FREE CONCERT, OR HAVE A PICNIC FOR THE DC LOCAL

3800 Donaldson Place Northwest Washington D.C., DC 20016 (202) 555-1212Point Reno is the highest point of elevation in DC. You can get there by going to the Tenley Town Metro station. It has this really pretty princess like castle structure in the distance and it looks like you are on the last level of Super Mario Brothers 3 where you have just defeated King Cooper and you’re about to save Princess Peach. Bring a date here, play soccer with... Read More

THE WASHINGTON MONUMENT POST EARTHQUAKE

Washington Monument still stands tall behind a fellow pedicaber The Washington Monument After our Earth Quake August 23, 2011 Today, during the earthquake, a couple who I spoke with were at the top of the Washington Monument! “We thought we were under attack! Thank the lord we weren’t in the elevator! We were advised to walk down the 896 stairs and boy did that take a long time!” Today at 1:51, the earthquake caused some of the caulking in the... Read More