Jeepneys (re-post)

I’m re-posting this content about jeepneys.

Dave Conway Excerpt:

I grew up in Southwestern New Mexico.  If you didn’t own a Jeep… you were left out of the desert and mountaineering fun.

After a visit to the Philippines I no longer think the USA is the Jeep capitol of the world.  When the GI’s left the Philippines after WWII and Korea, Filipinos found a way to manufacture their own Jeeps.  Jeepneys are streatch Jeeps.  They are used for public transportation.  A driver will purchase (or manufacture) a Jeepney and travel a fixed route.  Passengers will board the Jeepney anywhere they can get the driver to stop. Continue…
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