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The Taxi Collective in Madagascar

The Madagascan taxi collective: Sometimes a taxi, sometimes packed with nearly enough people to fill a minibus the taxi collective has a foot in both camps when it comes to getting people around. Mostly just a normal car but occasionally a modified pickup truck with seats in the back it is something I was completely […]

Travelling Mechanics: magic in rural Madagascar

skilled mechanics at work

Travelling mechanics are an addition to many forms of public transport in rural Madagascar. They accompanies old vehicles weighed down by passengers and luggage along roads too rough to be called roads in areas where only a handful of vehicles per day pass. My first time witnessing these magicians at work was in the 4×4 […]