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Crossing the Street in Hanoi

Discussion in 'Motorcycle Talk' started by Furious Coder, Sep 27, 2012.

  1. Miss that place. As the english teacher says....

    Walk! People will go around you. If you hesitate, you die.
  2. Juilin

    Juilin Captain Pubic

    Nice Vid, I lived in Japan for a few years and it's close to that in Tokyo with cars rather than bikes/scooters. People usually stop for the crosswalks though. ;)
  3. Frogger for real! Did you see the one guy on his cell phone while on the moped? Priceless.
  4. go for a taxi ride in will call out God's name!
  5. Juilin

    Juilin Captain Pubic

    I'm bad with names.
  6. DGA

    DGA Moderator Staff Member

    Manila was much the same. When the light turns red, the scooters and small motorcycles pour onto the sidewalks, green areas, and funnel between cars, to get to the front of the line. There is a lot of honking, but it's not out of anger or frustration, but only to signal to the cars that someone is next to them, a "please don't hit me" heads up. Through all of this chaos, everyone is as cool as a cucumber. Pretty fucking awesome.
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