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Still Life in Moving Vehicles

3 days ago ... I just returned from a fun trip to Yangon, Myanmar. It turns out that taxis are a good way to get around there. They're plentiful and many of the ...

Link: lifeinmovingvehicle.blogspot.com

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    Taxi Taxi!

    In the case of Bangkok taxis, it is common to see duplicate decorations on dashboards and in the back of cabs. I'm wondering if these cloned characters and twin talismans are supposed to bring double the luck, or did the cabbies simply pick them up at "Buy one, Get one" sales.

  • Checking-In | @taxi_talismans #Bangkok #Thailand

    Check It Out

    readers might find appealing. Designed for both iOS and Android, it was recently launched by the Thai Department of Land Transport and is called DLT Check-In . I downloaded it a few days ago and it's super user-friendly. When you open the application for the first time, all you need t...

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    No Crazies

    Stickers prohibiting passengers from smoking, drinking, eating, and a host of other activities are commonly found on the windows of Bangkok taxis. But I've never seen one quite like this before. I'm still not exactly sure what it is trying to communicate. Apparently, enraged people wi...

  • Thai Pillow Talk | Dale #Bangkok #Thailand

    Thai Pillow Talk

    as they are known in Thai, have been around for centuries in this culture. Some Thais still use them in their houses, and you can find them all over Thailand in local restaurants, hotel lobbies with traditional furnishings, and even in some Bangkok taxis. They come in a variety of siz...

  • Reflections / Protection Exhibition | @taxi_talismans #Bangkok #Thailand

    Reflections / Protection Exhibition

    From now until June 29th, I have the exciting opportunity to show twenty of my favorite taxi photos in the gallery. The exhibit includes both black-and-white portraits of the cabbies reflected in their rearview mirrors, as well as color photographs of talismans in Thai taxis . Hence, ...

  • Uber-cool or Over-rated? | @Taxi_Talismans #Thailand

    Uber cool or Overrated?

    Despite the fact that Bangkok has an abundance of taxis on the streets at all hours of the day and night, more and more locals and visitors are turning to the Uber mobile app to get a cab rather than hailing taxis with their red wahng , or available, lights turned on. Passengers using...

  • Blowing the Whistle

    There are many people in Bangkok who want to "blow the whistle" on the current government and put a stop to their antics, but it's rare to see Bangkok taxi drivers who do not support this Prime Minister. I asked the cabby about his political views and he told me that he isn't in favor...

  • Taxi Mitts | @taxi_talismans #Bangkok #Thailand

    Taxi Mitts

    While taxi drivers in Tokyo sport white gloves, some of the cabbies in our fair city opt for more flamboyant accessories. Take for example, the driver of this cab who is wearing striped purple gloves. Maybe it's just me, but this looks seems completely out of place in a tropical envir...

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