Stalking the most beautiful places in the Philippines


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Monday, February 24, 2014

#267 Chop Chop Charlie


Chop chop Charlie. 

Ok I don't really know if his name is Charlie, but chop-chop is exactly what he does with old cars and trucks that have reached the end of their useful lives. His shop looks like an automobile graveyard, with similar parts stacked neatly together. One day, someone will come looking for an unloved part, in the hope of extending the life of their beloved truck. One man's trash is certainly another's treasure. Just ask Charlie. Or whatever his name was. Enjoy.

(Pixel-peepers: Shooting in very dark conditions, pray that you have a digital camera with very clean high ISO capability. Or a really steady tripod and ample patience on hand.) 


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