Category Archives: Driving

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Etiquette


It is considered inappropriate to drive and obey the road rules. Proper driving etiquette demands that you talk on a cell phone while driving, preferably so loudly everyone in the car next to you no longer needs to eavesdrop. Other demands … Continue reading

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Talking about YouTube – Jeepneys of the Philippines


  Quote YouTube – Jeepneys of the Philippines    The main mode of transportation in the Philippines is the jeepney.

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1940s ingenuity is modern day Philippines


A Showcase of IngenuityNothing perhaps has been associated with Filipino technology as much as the country’s pride , the jeepney. The word "jeep" evolved from the military designation, general-purpose or G.P., of a light vehicle first used by the Americans … Continue reading

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Buses


One of the joys of the provinces is riding on a 40 year old bus with someone driving who probably has had both eyes gouged out and their left foot replaced with a boulder. Every conceivable space is filled either … Continue reading

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Jeepney drivers and their vehicles


The jeepney’s design defies every law of physics. It isn’t much to brag about, showing signs of the poverty of the driver and his union. However, the exterior does contain paintings, most of which are ugly. Some of the paintings … Continue reading

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Driving in the Philippines


Driving in the Philippines When greeting a Filipino driver, slowly lower your window and be prepared to greet the driver with: “Tang namo, bobo”. However, if you have been already addressed by a fellow driver, reply with a joyful “Tang … Continue reading

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