Jeepneys: souped-up rides from the Philippines

Jeepneys are the unofficial national vehicle of the Philippines. Originally made from modified surplus US jeeps after World War II by companies like Sarao, they developed into a colorful and stylized form of public transportation.

Below is a Pinoy Ultimate Jeepney Design Contest winner, taken by Carlo Lorenzo.


Here in LA you can even take a jeepney tour around Historic Filipinotown. Be sure to stop somewhere and get an ensaymada or siopao!

(Image: Wikipedia)