My water taxi driver was completely inattentive. I don't know if he is bored, if he knows the route so well that he could drive it blindfolded, or if he simply just has ADD. Everytime I looked at him, his head was turned elsewhere. Or he was talking to people along the river. Even sometimes he turned around and talked to me. Whatever man, just don't kill me.
Mosquitos, flies, other creepy crawlers....they are all prevalent along the rivers and canals of the area. Wear your bug spray or you will get eaten alive. Trust me, I provided lunch to many a mosquito that day. Or just tell your driver to go really fast to blow all the mosquitos away.