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Haitian tap-tap bus – by Jan Sochor

Posted by rod - 25.01.2010

tap tap bus Haitian tap tap bus   by Jan Sochortap tap bus1 Haitian tap tap bus   by Jan Sochortap tap bus2 Haitian tap tap bus   by Jan Sochortap tap bus3 Haitian tap tap bus   by Jan Sochortap tap bus4 Haitian tap tap bus   by Jan Sochortap tap bus5 Haitian tap tap bus   by Jan Sochor

Tap-tap vehicles serve as public transportation in Haiti. They are private, operate over fixed routes, departing only when full. Tap-taps are decorated with bright and shiny colors and with a lot of fancy designed elements. There are scenes from the Bible, Christian slogans, TV stars or famous football players often painted on a tap-tap body. Tap-tap name comes from sound of taps on the metal bus body signifying a passenger’s request to be dropped off. Photography by Jan Sochor

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