It’s been a few weeks since the last time I posted on Oppo. While I’ve been away, I needed to go to the Philippines to attend a funeral. Since this is a car blog, I’d like to share with you guys the differences between the cars I saw in Manila and in my mother’s home province of Negros Occidental.

Apologies for taking pictures from a moving car instead of stopping.

(Manila) A Subaru Legacy wagon that’s not sold in America
Traffic enforcers at work in the Makati CBD. Stoplights are here, but Traffic enforcers are needed to control box blockers
A random jeepney.

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(Negros occidental) Kei Trucks and Kei Vans can be found everywhere in the Philippines.

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It’s harvest time for sugarcanes in Negros Occidental. Cane trucks are loaded with as much sugarcane as possible and then driven very slowly to the mill.
Comparing the size of a sugarcane truck and a tricycle

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An Armored car and 2 armed security guards outside of a bank in negros occidental
The view from outside of a moving car in Negros occidental. sugarcane plantations and forests

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boats

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Provincial highway
Farmers riding on top of a truck. I’ve seen people riding on the hoods of some of these trucks before.

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Giant yellow bus, locally known as the ‘Ceres’.