Category Archives: Kenyan transportation stories

Dr. Grace Namkari

Today, as I was coming back from Tanzania, I was overwhelmed with the sense that I felt like I was coming home. The landscape in Kenya has become familiar, and even the faces in Kenya. As we crossed the border, … Continue reading

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I’m practically a native!

I hopped in a cab today. It was totally full, so I did what other people do, and I went for the hatchback to climb in the hatchback. Then some people started calling out to me, and I realized that … Continue reading

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Found my soles

Not my soul, but my soles. I ditched them yesterday, and then felt like a jerk for not saving them for someone who needs shoes. I wrote about it here: https://andreayun.wordpress.com/2011/07/31/holy-selfishness-batman/ Well, when I was walking to Nakumatt again today, … Continue reading

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Squishing people in a car

It’s common here to just squish in a car. It’s easy to find yourself in a taxi the size of a Corolla with a driver, two others in the front, four in the back, and four in the hatchback. But … Continue reading

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Only overcharged by 400%!

It’s a good sign to be overcharged by 400%. At least it’s not the 14,000% I was overcharged the first time. When I hailed my first taxi in downtown Meru, I knew it should have been 60 Ksh (Kenyan Shillings). … Continue reading

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