“A Few Notes on Transportation” is a short collection of humorous observations, from a foreigner learning to navigate local transport methods and police enforcement.
“A fellow passenger was once kind enough to explain to me that most tro-tros started life as small Nigerian cargo holders, minivans designed to seat two or three people per row.”
“With this in mind, consider the following standard procedures for Ghanaian tro-tro seating. A tro-tro is never considered full until each row is occupied by, at minimum, four-paying passengers.”
“Monetary value is assigned only to the occupation of a seat itself. Cost efficiency, therefore, may require you to squeeze as many as 3 or 4 other people’s small children between your legs.”
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