Baguio, Benguet, Philippines
Public Transit - Filipino StyleThe jeepney can be considered the "national vehicle" of the Philippines. These brightly-decorated car-bus combos can be found throughout the country, in cities large and small. Each ones seats 8-12 passengers. Although there are specific routes, it was not obvious to this American traveler where to catch one or how to know where it was going! The drivers try to outdo each other with the shiny paint jobs in an effort to attract more riders. These jeepneys are in Baguio, the Summer capital north of Manila.