But even amid the crumbling, the high-stepping pouss-pouss (rickshaw) men carry the Malagasy pride:

pouss-pouss driver at cross street

These guys, often in athletic singlets and shorts, take pride in their speed and fitness.  They sweat proudly.

pouss-pouss driver in blue

Even so, given how little business there is, they must be hungry.

pouss-pouss driver straining

This one was tough to write.  Hungry yet proud, the best of humanity.

proud pouss-pouss drivers, in red