Transportation, Dominican style


One of the maddest things in this country is the roads.  Or rather, the variety of vehicles and the (very) novel uses to which they are put.

Here’s just a selection, all taken within 30 minutes on Sunday afternoon.

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Important driving rules in the Dominican Republic


Credit: Ed Butts at

I can take no credit for the words in this post regarding the (lack of) driving rules.  However I can hold them to be true, especially Motorbike rule #3 – it’s just not possible to walk on the pavements because that’s where motorbikes are parked (of course…..) [Read more…]