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Sailing Toyota Vios

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Toyota Vios and Proton

Some water taxis (tambangs) in Kampong Ayer are personalized with automobile brand names and logos. In similar fashion, stickers, embellishments, or knickknacks associated with certain automobile brand have adorned some jeepneys in the Philippines.

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Red Ferrari

Off to School in a Boat

Around 7 in the morning, primary and secondary students from the water village were off to school located just within the water village (Kampong Ayer) or in schools in the land across in Bandar Seri Begawan. 

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Well behaved school girls

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Lone schoolboy among the group. He's wearing songkok (Brunei's traditional headwear for men)

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Rush hour for students

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I'm not confident when it comes balancing myself in boarding and alighting from the boat, while they all looked so used to it

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School boys

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Commute to school via water taxis or via schoolboat like those two with roof over there

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School girls all covered up

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A schoolboat

Kampong Ayer River Boats

Wooden speedboats designed for river transit to Bandar Seri Begawan from the water village known as Kampong Ayer (and vice versa) and also within this vast water village.

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Woman going down the stairs to board water taxi after finishing her market errand at Tamu Kianggeh

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Tamu Kianggeh at the left, a local market

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Picture taken from my water taxi ride

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Commuter Boats

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Commuter boats at the pier beside the public market of Kota Kinabalu

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