18 June 2009
Jeepney Cleanliness Tools
Rolled tightly and tucked above the long rearview mirror spanning the width of the driving chamber. Below it, "God Bless Our Trip".
Jeepney drivers keep an arsenal of circular cleaning rags, actually sewn from a bunch of scrap fabric. I've lately been observing how they store these while not in use.
Like cinnamon rolls, they look even more fantastic when different colored cloth is used.
Just four rags, and just sort of put on top of the mirror, near a Jesus sticker.
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