Paniker the Taxi Driver – Stuck in Customs

Paniker the Taxi Driver

This guy was a hoot. As you can see from his name, it really is “Paniker.” His sideburns set us at ease and was a nice yin to the name of his yang.

He spent the whole cab ride (about 30 minutes) complaining about all the Muslim tourists in KL from the Middle East and how mean they are. Paniker said all they do is insult him and everything around them. After getting out of the cab, he said, these Muslims kick his cab and rub the bottom of their shoe on the cab (a big insult from the Muslims, saying that the cab driver is “beneath” them.) He says this even happens to Buddhist cab drivers. How can you hate a Buddhist? I mean, come on…