Travelling the hard way

Trip Start Jun 01, 2012
Trip End Sep 01, 2014

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Flag of Guinea  , Labé Region,
Monday, March 4, 2013

is what guineans do...i needed the last 2 days to go from bissau to labe; 450 km all in all.
But when ur average vmax equals 20 km/h then this is a large distance.
One of the reasons i bought my car was because i could avoid the peugot 405 combi shared taxi. which is about the same as my passat. Only much older. Most of them i saw actually being broken down at the side of the road... They asked me if i have a paste to make the engine airtight if this is something everybloke ought to have...
so most of the time i have hitchhikers, and from another world they are...they have no idea how to use a seatbelt, most can not open the door and 2 stepped with their feet onto the seats...or tried to take chicken, sacks of stuff and a cow into the car after i say step in.
my record is 6 people in the car, for the peugot this means empty.
Up to 4 people hang on to the oversized luggage on the roof, 4 sit in front; same in the other rows, sometimes even more i think...its nearly impossible to really count tehm because their drivers race by with rally speed, so that after they passed a cloud of dust is all i can see in my window...
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Da treibst Du dich also rum : ) Nein, war noch nicht in der Gegend, hab aber mit viel Spaß an der Sache soeben dein letztes Jahr ein bisschen nachvollzogen. Wunderschöne Dinge die Du da gesehen hast. Ich bleib mal wieder mehr an deinen Erzählungen dran. Buen viaje!

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wer bist n du?

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der mensch, der dich mal barfuß an einer der vielen grenzen angetroffen hat ;).

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