We’ve been enjoying updates from 2010 English alum Collin Stewart’s Hitchhiking to Bolivia blog. The title isn’t a metaphor.
A great hunk of rusting grey and spluttering metal was already swaying away from its stop. A goat was standing on top of it, tethered to the rack, and would crash hard onto its side with every slightest bump. I sprinted up the road yelling and the van put on its brakes. The goat did a faceplant into the roof. I came around the van to the side with the sliding doors to see about 40 people and about 80 eyes, all fixed on me from inside this 16 passenger van. I was hustled inside, crouched double and facing everyone, with the gear shift in a precarious position between my legs.
Another sample :
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