When you get to the neighborhood you want by Jeepney, you take a tricycle like this one to your final destination. Every major island in the Philippines has a slightly different design. These ones were some of the largest and most plush with cushy seats.
Yippee-ki-yay in the Philippines March 3rd 2009 We flew back to the Philippines from Palau. In Manila we went on a tour of the "Coconut Palace" that Imelda had built with local products for the Pope when it was rumored that he was coming to visit his Asian flock. But he didn't come when he found out she blew millions on his accommodation. (As if Vatican City isn't a massive waste of parishoners' contributions! But in fairness I guess that w ... read more
Asia » Philippines The Philippine Islands became a Spanish colony during the 16th century; they were ceded to the US in 1898 following the Spanish-American War. In 1935 the Philippines became a self-governing commonwealth. Manuel QUEZON was elected President and was ta... ... read more