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London bus driver in Manila

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London bus driver in Manila

Postby Twobrains » Sat Jan 21, 2012 12:23 pm

A London bus driver goes to Manila to drive a Jeepney and is staggered by the poverty, overcrowding and crazy traffic. It's quite an eye-opener if you (like me) haven't been there.
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=e_Ht_19N8Uw
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Postby Seeker » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:32 am

This was a very good documentary, thank you for posting this. I will not look at jeepney drivers in the same way after this.
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Postby Repatriate » Sun Jan 22, 2012 2:56 am

Pag pag is pretty shocking. I remember seeing footage of kids eating out of dumpsters in the Philippines before but I didn't know there was an entire market behind it.


Have any of you tried it before?
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Postby momopi » Mon Jan 23, 2012 12:14 am

Hmm... did they show the roadside piss stations for drivers? hehehehehe.
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