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Motorcycle Taxis, Uganda

In Kampala, Uganda’s capital, and other cities, boda-boda motorcycle taxis are among the most popular forms of transportation. But away from the industrialized centers, makeshift—brakeless—bicycles and scooters built out of wood hurtle down hills with a few hundred pounds of charcoal or fruit strapped to their frames.

This appeared in the September/October 2011 issue.