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Pictures of different types of transport available in the Philippines

 

    Even though I may not have taken most of the following pictures, I was standing somewhere nearby!

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Courtesy of Paul Petrea. MV Asia China, a ship that travels between Cagayan De Oro and Cebu City. Circa 2005. See inside the ship on my Asia China video HERE 267kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. The Cagayan Princess. I believe this is pier 2 in Cebu City. Circa 2004. 192kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. Boats at the pier in Cebu City. I believe this is pier 2. Circa 2004. 164kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. A medium sized banka boat at the pier in Cebu City. Circa 2005. 49.3kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. A small banka boat near the pier in Cebu City. Circa 2005 196kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. The same small banka boat as the above picture. Circa 2005. 270kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. Personal transport. Near the pier in Cebu City. Note the baby on the woman's lap. Circa 2005. 216kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. Boats docked at pier 4 in Cebu City. Circa 2005. 300kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. Aircon bus travelling from Ozamiz City to Cagayan De Oro on Mindanao. Circa 2005.  See inside the bus on my Iligan Bay video HERE 63.9kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. Inside same aircon bus as above. It had a tv showing movies. The man with the tickets is the conductor. Circa 2005.  See inside the bus on my Iligan Bay video HERE 173kb

Small vid cap from one of my videos. This a Calesa (horse drawn carriage) near the Carbon Market area in Cebu City. Circa 2001. See it in my Calesa video HERE 24.2kb

Courtesy of  Iain & Kerryn Anderson. Riding a carabao in Brgy Santiago Palompon Leyte. The motorbike nearby is also a passenger vehicle called a Habal Habal. Habal Habal's carry as many people as will fit on. Circa 1995. 61.5kb

Courtesy of Nide Sibbick. My daughter on a Carabao in Brgy Mabini Palompon Leyte. Circa 1998. 56kb

Carabao hauling logs in Brgy Liberty Palompon Leyte. Circa 2000 61.4kb

A vid cap from one of my videos. A carabao pulling a cart near Dumaguete City. Circa 2004. See it on my Carabao Cart video HERE 58.3kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. Cebu ferries docked at Pier 4 in Cebu City. Circa 2005. 280kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. A car ferry that travels between Ozamiz City and Tubod in Mindanao. Circa 2005. That is me in the blue shirt. In a photographic quirk, I seem to be a midget compared to the man in black following me but we are both about 6 feet tall. 277kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. Another view of the same car ferry above. Circa 2005. 278kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. An old Ocean Jet docked at pier 1 Cebu City. Circa 2004. Click HERE to see a journey on the Oceanjet from Cebu City to Tagblilaran 197kb

Courtesy of Kerryn Anderson. 5 of us on a Habal Habal, a common transport outside the cities. Circa 1995. That is me in the middle. 77.3kb

Courtesy of Iain Anderson. Travelling by traditional jeepney in Brgy Liberty Palompon Leyte. Circa 1995. That is me in the blue shorts. We rode all the way into town (9km) hanging on the back of the jeepney, as usual, because it is too crowded inside. 66.3kb

This is called a jeepney by locals but is registered as a truck/bus. Note all the passengers sitting on top. Taken in Brgy Liberty Palompon Leyte. Circa 1996. 62.4kb

Courtesy of Steve Bernard. A motor scooter. One of the most common forms of personal transport in the Philippines. This particular motor scooter is a Honda Dream and would have a 100/110 cc motor with an automatic clutch. Circa 2004. 149kb

A small ship, I believe may be "Our Lady of Mount Carmel" leaving the port of Palompon. Circa 1994. 35.6kb

Courtesy of Iain Anderson. At the front of "Our Lady of Mount Carmel" docked at pier 1 Cebu City. Circa 1995. 42.6kb

Courtesy of Athena Gage. Second class on board "Our Lady of Mount Carmel". Circa 1995. 47.3kb

Coming and Going. A real jeepney in the province at Brangay Liberty, Palompon Leyte. Circa 2004. This is a vid cap from my Real Jeepney video. You can download the video from HERE 84.4kb

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Courtesy of Nide Sibbick. A multicab used as a jeepney and licensed to carry 12 passengers between the towns of Palompon and Matag-ob Leyte. 12 Filipinos that is. The multicab would not fit 12 of me as you can see from the picture. Circa 1996. 42.5kb

Same multicab as above. Note the small white building in the background. It is used as a jail in case some one is causing trouble. The jail is rarely used. Circa 1996. 54.3kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. Pedicabs (also known as Pot Pot's and tricicads) in Ozamiz City. Circa 2005. 210kb

Courtesy of Longcanaya family. Inside the Supercat travelling from Cebu City to Ormoc City. Circa 2001. I am in the blue shirt on the right of the picture and that is my daughter in the blue dress, waving. 37.5kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. A trans asia ship docked at a pier in Cebu City. Circa 2005. 185kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. Tricycles (motorbike with side car) in Ozamiz City. Circa 2005. 278kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. More tricycles in Ozamiz City. Circa 2005. 277kb

Courtesy of Paul Petrea. Weesam Express 6. A fast craft which travels between Cebu City and Tagbilaran City. Circa 2005 196kb

The passenger ship, Superferry 16, waiting to depart from Cagayan De Oro for Manila in May 2006. 126kb

The passenger ship, St Joseph the Worker, docked at the pier in Cagayan De Oro, Mindanao. May 2006. 124kb

A different view of the same two ships above. 137kb

A taxi near the pier in Cagayan De Oro, Mindanao. May 2006. 117kb

A traditional jeepney near the pier in Cagayan De Oro in May 2006. 114kb

An extended, traditional jeepney at a service station (gas station) in Cagayan De Oro. May 2006. 109kb

 

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3 jeepneys refuelling at a service station (gas station) in Cagayan De Oro. May 2006. 116kb

Kalinaw, a ferry operating between the port of Balingoan on Mindanao and the port of Benoni on Camiguin Island. May 2006. 128kb

On board the Supershuttle Ferry operating between the port of Balingoan on Mindanao and the port of Benoni on Camiguin Island. May 2006. 107kb

A caribao resting in a river on Camiguin Island. May 2006. 148kb

Some banka boats near the shore on Camiguin Island. May 2006. 146kb

One of the banka boats from Johnny's Dive shop of the Camiguin Island's Secret Cove resort. It is on the beach at White Island, near Camiguin Island. May 2006. 129kb

Some more banka boats on the beach at White Island. May 2006. 124kb

A small container ship docked at the pier in Palompon Leyte.  May 2006. 139kb

Another small container ship docked at the pier in Palompon Leyte.  May 2006. 122kb

Cattle class on the "Cagayan Princess", a ship operating between Cebu City, Palompon Leyte and Naval Biliran. May 2006. 142kb

A "Pot Pot" (also know as tricicad or pedicab) in Albuera Leyte. May 2006.  148kb

4 different views of the same tricycle. Albuera Leyte. May 2006.

The answer to how many people can you carry on a tricycle is............. ONE MORE!

You can see that there is a seat beside the driver and two seats in the rear. Each seat would only hold one of me but typically these tricycles will have 2 or 3 Filipinos sitting on each seat.

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Courtesy of Daniel Springs. Every place in the Philippines has different styles of tricycles. This one is from Angeles City. All the tricycles operating in the same area as this one are colour coded red. 104kb

A bus travelling between Ormoc City and Baybay Leyte. May 2006. 112kb

Traffic waiting at the corner of Legaspi Street and Colon Street in Cebu City. May 2006. 122kb

Calesas, also know as Tartanillas, parading along Colon Street in Cebu City during the Tartanilla Festival. May 2006.

To see a video of the parade, click HERE

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Ships docked at pier 2 in Cebu City. May 2006. 110kb

Taxi near Fort San Pedro in Cebu City. May 2006. 145kb

Traditional jeepney near the Carbon Markets in Cebu City. May 2006.  140kb

An odd, presumably privately made jeepney near the Carbon Markets in Cebu City. May 2006. 132kb

Courtesy of Iain & Kerryn Anderson. Seemingly the least popular form of transport in the Philippines.......Walking. We are negotiating the irrigation system. One slip either way and we got wet. Picture taken in Brgy Santiago Palompon Leyte. Circa 1995 59.6kb

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