Riding a passenger jeepney?

Philippines
June 24, 2008 11:05am CST
How many of you had experience riding a jeepney? well, here in the Philippines our mode of transportation is commonly a jeepney. In the cities and towns and wherever you go, the common passenger transport is jeepney. To those who have no idea what a jeepney is.. it has a long side seat inside where passengers facing each other. Most capacity of the jeep is 24.. No seatblet for the passengers, no boosters for the kids.. just a bar to hang on, in case of a sudden break. Oh.. I think, people from other countries like USA and Canada do not experience what is this kind of vehicle. Hope you can visit our country and try this kind of ride. Hope to hear from you.,... whether you had ride a jeepney or not...
2 responses
@zeroflashx2 (2491)
• Philippines
24 Jun 08
Ahahaha! Yeah. I ride the jeepney as well from home to work and back and forth. Yeah, the sudden break thing. You'll most likely find yourself cramped up with the rest of the passengers towards the front of the jeepney. Ohhhh, stories! There are quite some funny ones like, hitting the light on the ceiling on the way down (it does hurt though), pull the string to stop (which actually just lights up a colored bulb in front of the driver), and whenever someone comes in with a HUGE bag! But it's a fun ride. Open air and some are fast. So if anyone who goes here in the philippines, try out a jeepney ride!
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• Philippines
24 Jun 08
yeah!! there are so many funny things in a jeepney ride. Maybe we can make an article out of this and sell it on the web.. hehehe it is unique experience. Yes, I have many funny ones too. hahaha that big bag? and pasengers drawn to the other corner when the driver had a sudden break? while you have a little kid on you lap? well, then when you come down with a fitting skirt and the driver suddenly go without noticing you are still coming down? Oh!! what a disgrace.. Well, thanks for the reply.
• Philippines
24 Jun 08
Ooohhh yeah, and it hurts some times. ouch. Don't forget the sleepy guys and gals who will just drop their heads on your shoulders!!! As if they know you... (sigh) lol!
@asliah (11148)
• Philippines
8 Mar 13
i lived here in the Philippines and people here always ride in a jeepney used to travel in any part or places they wanted to go,and they said that jeepney is pride of my country and aside from that other country don't have this kind of vehicle.