Tag Archives: Transport

defensive driving.

 

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is that daylight showing through the floorboards of this vehicle?

Yes. And yes, the vehicle has floorboards. Just another morning commute in Accra.

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what can i buy while sitting in this traffic?

Accra has some pretty epic traffic jams. Impromptu marketplaces spring up around waiting vehicles when things get really stopped up, with hawkers offering a fantastic variety of items to passengers in waiting vehicles. One way I pass the time spent … Continue reading

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onward.

The staff at the Burundian consolate in Kigoma must not get many visitors.  My request for travel and safety information and a visa is met with curiosity- Who am I?  Why do I want to go to Burundi?  Why will … Continue reading

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if you kick the chicken under your seat, it just might lay an egg on you.

Janice and Brent were visiting Uganda for a few weeks. One of (many) highlights of this visit occurred while traveling on public transport between Mbale and Kampala. A chicken under Brent’s seat was annoying him, restlessly tickling his feet. He … Continue reading

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chickens on a van.

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at the drive thru.

One LIVE chicken, please.

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