Thursday, September 15, 2011

Taxis know best [addendum]

On my way back from drum lesson today, my taxi driver picked up another lady. She had come out of a bar. We drove around the block and stopped in a back alley. After some discussion, she paid and got out; this was evidently the location of her hotel. She seemed a little confused (and drunk).

As we were backing up, I chuckled. The driver said something about her not being right in the head (I’m guessing).

Then I asked him how much she paid. “1000,” he replied.

We got a good laugh out of that one.

(1000 CFA, or about $2.50, is a modest price for a taxi drive and would be enough to take you for 10-20km.)

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