Nursing Student Goes Viral for Reviewing Notes While Riding Habal-Habal

Nursing Student Reviewing Notes While Riding Habal-Habal Earns Praise from Netizens

A female nursing student goes viral online for reviewing her note while riding a habal-habal on her way to school.

A habal-habal is a type of motorcycle taxi in the Philippines, particularly in rural areas and smaller towns where public transportation options may be limited. The term “habal-habal” is derived from the Filipino word “habal,” which means to cling or hold on tightly, reflecting the way passengers often ride on the motorcycle.

Habal-habal motorcycles typically have an extended seat or makeshift platform attached to accommodate multiple passengers. They are a convenient and affordable mode of transportation for short distances, especially in areas where roads may be rough or inaccessible to larger vehicles.

Nursing Student

Despite their popularity, habal-habal rides can sometimes be associated with safety risks due to overloading and lack of safety equipment. However, they remain an important part of transportation in many parts of the Philippines.

Recently, the Facebook page “SunStar Cebu” shared a photo of a dedicated nursing student showing her commitment to her studies. The post immediately spread like wildfire on social media and garnered various reactions from the netizens.

In the photo, it can be seen that the young student is diligently reviewing her notes while riding a habal-habal on her way to school. The photo was taken on Wednesday morning (April 3, 2024).

Nursing Student

The habal-habal motorcycle paused at a traffic light near the intersection of P. Del Rosario and Leon Kilat Streets, around 7 a.m. Despite the brief stop, the student remained deeply focused on her studies, seizing every opportunity to prepare herself for an upcoming examination.

Her focus and determination display the essence of diligence. Despite the challenges of early morning commute and the distractions of the busy streets, she remained unbothered in her pursuit of knowledge.

In a previous post, a habal-habal driver from Cebu amazed AGT judges with his singing skills

The social media users expressed their reactions to the post:

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