Pissedpoet Pics - The Blog: March 2006

Thursday, March 30, 2006

Tricycle Driver

The 3 wheeled short haul taxis that clog the streets of Manila and other towns in the Philippines. Last I heard there were 55,000 registered tricycles in Manila alone. Costing from 20 to 50 pesos per hire they can carry up to 6 passengers if a bit of a tight squeeze.

Wednesday, March 29, 2006

Power Lines

Usually considered an eye sore, power lines are every where. But as seen here they can be an interesting compositional element. To see more of these check out the power grid gallery in the street photography of www.pissedpoet.com .

Tuesday, March 28, 2006

Green Limousine

A green jeepney rushing down JP Rizal in the Makati City barangay of Poblacion, just hope the passenger up front waits till they stop before alighting.

Sunday, March 26, 2006

Shop Window

Dont you just hate the post christmas sales. The floor falls out from under the price of the goods you were buying just a week before. Just cant help but feel ripped off and find the season of giving leaving a slightly nasty taste.

Friday, March 24, 2006

St Agustin St

Pasig City, Metro Manila beside the large Pasig market.

Wednesday, March 22, 2006

Tricycle Rank

125 cc motor bikes with a covered side car are one of the most common sigyts on the Streets of Manila. These short haul taxis, known as tricycles or trikes, will for 20 to 50 pesos take you anywhere within a 10km radius. Scores of them sit out side supermarkets, markets and malls awaiting fares.

Tuesday, March 21, 2006

Security Check

Enter a train station, a mall, a bank, a store and be prepared for a security check. A look in any bags you have and a pat down of the small of your back.

Saturday, March 18, 2006


With hand on hip the store dummy makes a more eloquant statement than the mannequins decked out in their latest fashions.

Friday, March 17, 2006

Unloading Rice

Sacks of rice being unloaded at the Silang Market. Now thats using your head.

Thursday, March 16, 2006

Manila Sunset

This shot was taken from the roof of the Artina Suites hotel, a damn fine pub just minutes from the Makati CBD. The view from their roof is a must, well you can see that.

Wednesday, March 15, 2006

Manila Cathedral

Situated in Intramuros, Manila Cathedral, which has been re-built 6 times is the home of the Cardinal of Manila and as such is the spiritual focal point for the largest Christian population in South East Asia

Tuesday, March 14, 2006

Street Basketball

Here in the Pils there is a back board on almost every street corner in the barangays. Kids of all ages play one on one, two on two, any combination that will work.

Monday, March 13, 2006


Bargain hunters storm the stairs at the Pasig market on their way to find those pre christmas specials that only can be found on Saturdays when the upper floor of the market is opened.

Friday, March 10, 2006

Wet Night

Traffic swishes down JP Rizal in Poblacion, Metro Manila.

Wednesday, March 08, 2006


Traffic and people interact on this zebra crossing in down town Makati at night.

Saturday, March 04, 2006

Pasig River

The barangay of Mandaluyong on the Pasig River that runs through Metro Manila.

Thursday, March 02, 2006

Wait for Me

People exiting a jeepney, Ayala Ave, Makati.

Wednesday, March 01, 2006


A children's game often played at street fiestas in which a palayok (clay pot) filled with candies is hung on a string and blindfolded contestants armed with a stick attempt to smash the pot releasing the candies for the fleet footed ankle biters to gather when they hit the ground.