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Getting Around in Asia

Cinderella went to the ball in a pumpkin coach. Laurence of Arabia rode across the desert in a camel. Mushers and their teams race from Anchorage to Nome with sled dogs. Getting there is surely more than half the fun?
In Siem Reap you have the option to ride an elephant around the Angkor complex for what could be an elevated experience. I also love the orange throw over the back of the elephant for that royal touch!

The procession of tuk tuks above bodes well for independent travelers to Cambodia who wish to move about without the restraining expense of a chauffeur driven limo.


The jeepney was fabricated from used jeeps left by the Americans in the Philippines at the end of World War II.  The most colorful and extravagantly decorated jeepneys ply the roads in Metro Manila. What I like about riding the jeepney is the flexibility of getting off where I please by just asking the driver, "mama, para po dito" (Mister, please stop here).


The tricycle is what I call the transport of…

At the Roxas City Fresh Market

Pan de sal and mamon are my favorites
Sinigang and ginisa mix for that special flavor
Red egg with tomatoes and onions, yum!
Time for a little chit chat
Sorbete, ice cream, ice drop - there he goes
Nothing like a camera to bring out that smile! Thanks, guys.

Tricycles are so handy
Colorful outdoor stalls
Fresh produce and my favorite, melanzane (eggplant)
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Images by Charie