Habal-Habal Ride in Taguig Feels Like I’m in Vietnam

It was when I was applying for a job in Taguig when I first experienced Habal-Habal.  I was just gonna ask how to go to a certain place from some men standing beside motorbikes, I didn’t know they have Habal-Habal in Taguig until those guys offered the motorbike ride for a fee.  That triggers my adventure blood and brought my memories back to Vietnam times. Thrilled by the excitement of experiencing the motoride in the Philippines (not that I haven’t tried it before but as a public transportation, that was my first time here).

When I hitched on the moto and the moto-guy switched the engine on,  my heart jumps and my thoughts raced back to Vietnam moto moments.  It was hell of an excitement as unlike Vietnam’s absolute road craze, I believe that even though we have crazy roads its still les crazier than Vietnam.  That case, I enjoyed the speed of the motoride that you can barely do in Vietnam because of the moto traffic.  I thought, “This is so much fun!” as the moto guy speeds up in the highway, and that is indeed another adventure I never thought I could experience in Metro Manila.  It’s cool that I’m exploring different public transportation means we have here that I haven’t tried before, just like my first PNR train ride experience.  All that happened when I moved to Taguig, and now, Habal-Habal has been my regular means of transport going home when I’m from graveyard shift.  Same thing with PNR train going to mum’s place every weekends.

 

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Lyndsay is the mind behind this fashion blog, she also blogs about her travels on Discount Travel Blogger giving tips on how to explore the world as cheap as possible. She has earned units in Masters in Psychology, designs websites and graphics, online marketer, YouTuberand a singer by heart.

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