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12th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Habal Habal

Habal habal is the term used for motorcycles being used as public transportation in rural areas in the Philippines. They carry from 2 to 14 passengers over rough roads and mountainous terrain. Its a wonder that the driver can expertly navigate over sand, mud and gravel given the number of passengers the motorcycle carries.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2014
Date Uploaded: 11.2014
Photo Location: Cagayan De Oro, Philippines
Camera: Canon EOS 600D
Copyright: © Ramon I. Castillo