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.
Henry Bateman is an artist and writer currently living in Australia, a return home after living in the Philippines for 10 years. The Ex Expat, is his blog about the arts (often) and politics (sometimes).
His writing has been published by Crikey.com (Australia), Artslant (US), The Expat Travel & Lifestyle Magazine & The Expat Newspaper (both in the Philippines) and The Western Review (Australia).
He has also had seven solo exhibitions and has had his work shown in 15 group exhibitions as well as 35 theater commissions as a set designer and/or lighting designer.