Wheels of Fortune

August 2009

The chukudus of Goma

When it comes to a journey that includes a passage in which what goes up must come down, the chukudus of Goma in the Democratic Republic of Congo are winners. These wooden ‘scooters’ look like they have been wheeled off the set of the Flintstones; onomatopoeia on the move with its environmental credentials more accidental than by design.
photo: Teun Voeten
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