A Bangkok taxi driver with crazy ideas for his customers
We've all experienced serious misfortunes with taxis, tuk tuk, bemos, especially to transport our surfboard or kitesurfing gear to the spots.
To prove that taxi drivers are not all bad guys (including in Bangkok), Narong Sairat, a Thai driver had an original and funny idea.
After paying your race, in exchange for your tip, he gratifies you a gift of your choice. A packet of crisps, a mini calculator, cosmetics, cupcakes and other unuseful bazaar items will be offered to you.
Welcome aboard the Taxi 999
Happiness Taxi !
Ladies, let's take the
to discover latest beauty
All objects inside his vehicle, which now looks like a fragrant travelling grocery store, were purchased with money received from tips.
Giving, Receiving and Redistributing : a principle often forgotten by Human.
Narong is now the most popular taxi in Bangkok (it will have the advantage to renew his gift stock).
Only downside, he can't accept more than 2 people in its cab, not enough space available...
This could be an idea to try to silence the discontent of Paris taxis !
Photos : Kittiphun Khongsawatkiat
Thailand Press : http://www.posttoday.com
Working for several years in tourism in France and abroad, Jean-Hervé Cristol (aka Jean Révé) also has a large number of kilometer mark traveling around Planet Surf in search of endless summer waves.
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