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Race To Which Mountain
Sharing you this one funny true story about a friend's first mountain hiking.
This is a story I once heard
About a group of people who were all unheard
They were invited for a climb
On a mountain far behind.
It’s just a one-hour walk, their friend had said
My grandma used to go there on its peak
So the group was very pleased
They would climb the mountain with ease.
So one beautiful morning their journey had begun
Along the way, they had so much fun
But not after when they felt the hot blow from the sun
Too tired to go on, they rested and ate some ham.
Then suddenly one man just noticed the time
They’ve been walking for almost 2 hours on the line
And not still on the halfway of the climb
They started to doubt the word that doesn’t rhyme.
You said your grandma climb this mountain till its peak
And she just needs an hour to reach
What is she, a witch?
Can we just get a broom to pitch?
Their friend started to argue
She said it was just an hour to reach the top view
But how will I ever know?
I never really experienced it too!
On the middle of their discussion
A habal-habal passed by without hesitation
Everybody was speechless and were all hooked
Their eyes were all kept on the habal-habal's outlook.
They burst out laughing until tears were on their eyes
The one-hour time is for a habal-habal ride
So no need for a broom to rise
Well, in the end, they've reach the peak and got their price.
© 2012 Mycee. All Rights Reserved.
Different types of Habal-Habal
A Habal-Habal (or Skylab, in other word) is a motorcycle that has been modified with a seat extension so as the driver can carry more than three person (most probably 4 to 6 passengers) at a time.
This type of transportation is popular on provinces, especially on mountains where no jeepneys or any bus can enter due to steep slopes and narrow trails and lanes.