Phayo, Franche-Compte, Elounda, Jum

Chaung Tha Here We Come or How to Load a Bus in 5 Easy Steps

1. Gather strength, preferably in horizontal position

Bus trip Preparation 1

2. Check vehicle functionality

Bustrip Preparation 2

3. Fill floor-space, pay careful attention to comprehensive under- and between-seat storage. (See photo Nr. 1. for open-floor storage example)

Bus trip Preparation 3

4. Load roof (the arrow on the Toilet sign is not pointing to the bus)

Bus loading roof

5. Load passengers from back to front, or better, from front to back, (at least double as many passengers as seats)

General Rules

1. Do not, under any circumstances, drive faster than 25 km/h. Stop to pick up (preferable), or drop off, passengers every 5 to max. 10 minutes.

2. Endeavor to look happy at all times, and particularly during a rough stretch of road, if you are a traveler with a blog.

Riding the Bus

2 Responses to Chaung Tha Here We Come or How to Load a Bus in 5 Easy Steps

  1. March 12, 2013 at 08:19
    Hans Zbinden says:

    Hi Regine and Andy!

    a very amusing post, not sure if I should envy or pity you for that bus ride 🙂 please post some food pictures if you come across anything good or special during your travels!


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