Many forms of transportation are used in Tanzania, everything from donkey carts to large trucks. Walking is probably the most common, followed by cheaply made Chinese motorcycles. Bicycles are very popular too. On a major highway leading out of Moshi, a large city of 185,000, I noticed many men moving hay with their bicycles. Whatever … Continue reading Hay Market
The most common mode of transportation in Copenhagen is the bicycle. On any given day about 90% of the work force (including students) use a bicycle to get to school/work. Less than 20% of the population own a car. This is a typical street scene. I noticed that few of the bikes had locks. I … Continue reading Bicycles
Bicycles are a common mode of transportation in Tanzania. Motorcycles and cars are common in big cities, but are impractical and too expensive in the rural areas. I found this bike parked behind one of the buildings at the Hai Vocational School. I suspect it was owned by one of the instructors, as the … Continue reading Affordable Transportation
I visited this Union Pacific train station as a young boy in the early 50's; the memories that remain of that day are vivid ones. The whole family went to the train station to see my uncle off to the Army. I couldn't get over how BIG the place was ... and how busy. The … Continue reading All Aboard!