March 19, 2009

Bemo


Bemo are converted pick-up trucks, and are how the locals get around the island and transport goods. The bemo continues to pick up people until it is full.

8 comments:

JM said...

The Bemo looks cool but pretty small, I guess it can get very crowded, right? :-)

nanak said...

yeah! you're right, JM! :)

brattcat said...

What a clever solution to public transportation.

Jacob said...

Another very interesting post. What does the word, "Bemo," mean?

the buddhess said...

We have them too only we call it the jeepney. Yours there looks raised up than what we usually have here.

nanak said...
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BOCAH GELO'S said...

hha!
les b.ing dimane?

nanak said...

@jacob
Bemo is an acronym of "becak & motor".