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Chicken bus

The Guatemalan buses, also known as Chicken Buses, are a bit interesting
Guatemala part V - Chicken buses

January 5th 2016
Why are the buses in Guatemala called Chicken Buses? The Guatemalan buses, also known as Chicken Buses, are a bit interesting. Therefore I have dedicated to dedicate an entire blog entry to them. As a bonus they are also very photogenic so the pictures which accompany the text are pretty good. Making it possible to upload photos and make them available to our friends and relatives ... read more
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Guatemalan Flag The Maya civilization flourished in Guatemala and surrounding regions during the first millennium A.D. After almost three centuries as a Spanish colony, Guatemala won its independence in 1821. During the second half of the 20th century, it experience... ... read more
24th April 2016

Where's the seat?
These colorful cheapies are the buses I always rode in Guatemala. They would pack people in so tightly that someone "sat" in the aisle, held up just by the pressure from the those packed into the seats on the sides. I never knew that 10-year rule about our school buses-very interesting, and handy for poorer countries. Love your photos of these 'magic buses.'

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