Riding into the new week like...
Can I just talk about transportation in Dakar for a second. I'll admit that even though I have a mostly hate relationship with taxis, that's the form of transport that I use most frequently. I feel like I've seen almost everything, but this past week I've seen things that made my heart stop. In all honestly I don't know how I'm still breathing.
An example : last week the taxi in which I was riding almost crashed into a taxi perpendicular to us who decided to stop abruptly in the middle of an intersection on the highway to drop off a passenger. My taxi driver and myself may have taken turns insulting them.
And as I'm typing this post now the taxi driver who's currently driving me has nearly run over three pedestrians, crushed one cyclist, and rammed into five cars. If you don't ever see another post from me again, it means I didn't make it out alive. Dakar you were good while it laste...
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