“Jungle” spotted in a Thai taxi


Thai taxis can be easily distinguished from other vehicles in Thailand – that’s because of the flamboyant colours featured on their surfaces. Besides the almost-neon car paint, drivers often transform the cars’ interiors to express their personalities.

Just the other day, a “jungle” was spotted in a taxi. While netizens commended the driver’s efforts to decorate his ride, pictures of his “green rides” went viral on social media.

So, what does the “jungle-y” experience for his customers entail? Let’s take a closer look.

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Driver goes viral for green rides


On 9th June 2021, images of a literally green taxi were shared by the driver himself, อ้ายมีแค่ความหวัง แต่เขามีตังให้ใช้ on Facebook.

The driver shared that he had decorated his taxi with air-purifying plants like ferns and Devil’s Ivy. Having these plants allow the driver – and in turn, his passengers – to feel like he’s surrounded by Mother Nature, according to Kapook.

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Image credit: อ้ายมีแค่ความหวัง แต่เขามีตังให้ใช้

Photographs of his taxi were shared a whopping 2.2K times on the Facebook group, at the time of writing.

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Image credit: อ้ายมีแค่ความหวัง แต่เขามีตังให้ใช้

The tropical jungle in the backseat also resembles a romantic garden just for couples – there’s a huge LOVE sign display hung at the back.

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Image credit: อ้ายมีแค่ความหวัง แต่เขามีตังให้ใช้


Netizens help driver on greener riders


This “forested” chariot has gained a lot of comments from other social media users. They’ve suggested some ideas to enhance the green experience.

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Screenshot: อ้ายมีแค่ความหวัง แต่เขามีตังให้ใช้

Translation: You should add cute animals like crocodiles, cobras, and tigers.

 


Screenshot: อ้ายมีแค่ความหวัง แต่เขามีตังให้ใช้

Translation: There’s a wasp hive here.

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Screenshot: อ้ายมีแค่ความหวัง แต่เขามีตังให้ใช้

Translation: You’re missing a python in your images. This radiates a more “Amazonian” experience.

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Screenshot: อ้ายมีแค่ความหวัง แต่เขามีตังให้ใช้

Translation: You should grow a vegetable garden, so you can eat them once you’re home.


Look out for this green ride on the streets


This driver has gone viral and he won’t be hard to spot on the streets, because of obvious reasons. We love that he’s taken the initiative to give his riders a different experience.

Have you encountered other themed taxis that have memorable décor?

Share your unique Thai taxi experiences with us in the comments below.


Cover images adapted from: อ้ายมีแค่ความหวัง แต่เขามีตังให้ใช้

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