Read the other parts of this series on public transport in Manila: part one — Room for one more: how to ride a jeepney part two — Room for one more: riding the buses of Manila Henry Bateman writes: There is a truism, which I can vouch for from direct observation, that tricycle drivers know the longest way […]
Buses in the Philippines come in two varieties, ordinary and airconditioned. And ordinary buses are very ordinary, says Henry Bateman.
Henry Bateman writes: The Philippines is renowned for its multi-coloured, highly decorated jeepneys. But after about 10 minutes in the country, you realize that these are the exception. Officially referred to as PUJs, the majority are drab utilitarian vehicles with the route details painted on their sides being their major decoration and more often than […]