Thursday, 16 September 2004

A Dodgy Road Trip

We went to a nearby town last weekend, to drink with some other Mzungus. I have only just recovered from the trip. It was an hour and a half drive over some of the foulest ‘road’ I have ever seen. It is nominally an ungraded dirt road, but in many places it is just bedrock.

On the way all I could think was that these people better be worth visiting. Luckily they were, as by the time we got there my intestines were coming out my ears.

The Europeans mostly work at the hospital. The road in to the hospital is full of potholes, many of them several feet deep. The hospital has just been donated a new Land Rover ambulance, complete with flashing blue light. I dread to think. More tomorrow.