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Thursday, August 3, 2006

The Weekly Post: From Bad Colonies Motoring Cooperative

Posted By on Thu, Aug 3, 2006 at 9:25 AM

I couldn't resist reprinting at least one post from the Bad Colonies guys, who are driving from London to Mongolia as part of the 2006 Mongol Rally. I envy them and their troubles, though I really can't complain about sitting safely in my air conditioned office.

From On the Move Again:

Sofar today driving might be described as dangerous or insane dependingupon your point of view. Along the main road from Kiev to Charkov theroad drops to two lanes. There are a lot of slow moving vehicles andthe Ukrainians cannot be bothered. They will pass a any moment andcompletely disregard any oncoming vehicles. As has been our generalrule for Eastern Europe, we have chose the join the fun and not resist.Its quite a frightening experience to just make it into your lane withone of those big ass Euro trucks coming straight for you.

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Cathy Resmer

Cathy Resmer

Cathy Resmer is a former staff writer and currently an associate publisher at Seven Days, and is one of the organizers of the Vermont Tech Jam. She's also the Copublisher and Executive Editor of Kids VT, Seven Days' free monthly parenting publication.

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