4 x 4 jeepneys, Filipino-style

A trip to Mt. Pinatubo wouldn't be complete without sampling a ride in locally-assembled 4 X 4 jeeps, also known as four wheelers. In fact, they're your vehicular gateway to Pinatubo. Riding these sturdy vehicles of metal and steel makes the whole trip half-fun and half adventurous. Seven of us were able to squeeze in one jeep (including the driver) and our guide was seated by the hood, for lack of space. Anyway, I couldn't help but be amused when I asked the driver about the make and assembly of the jeep. The body was like a surplus Willys jeep, while the engine ... Continue Reading...