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motorized tricycles - bontoc (philippines)

Motorized tricycles are the main form of local public transportation in rural Philippines.­ They act like shared taxis.­

Photo taken during rush hour in Bontoc, a provincial capital in the Cordillera region.­

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January 10, 2014
Jose Rizal Monument, Bontoc, Mountain Province, Philippines

Motorized tricycles are the main local public transportation in rural Philippines.­

Tricycles are made of a small motorbike with a sidecar.­ Both the motorcycle and sidecar are covered by a roof to protect from the heavy rain during monsoon season.­ They act like shared taxis, and 7 to 9 passengers can squeeze on a tricycle.­ They are painted and decorated with bright colors, like Jeepneys,

For more info, read en.­wikipedia.­org/­wiki/­Motorized_­tricycle_­(Philippines)

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Photos taken in 2014 in the Philippines.­

I visited Manila, Luzon and Palawan.­

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