One of my favorite names for taxis, because it really does look like a chicken thigh in profile. There is nothing else to say about this, no anecdote. I just like that you can refer to your cab by a food name. Sample dialogue: TAXI DRIVER HONKING: “Hey, lady, you need a cab?” ME, COMING… Continue reading Chicken Thigh taxi
This is not just *any* Carina taxi. This is Franck’s Carina taxi. The Carina nickname is sort of boring. It’s just the model of Toyota, a model that was manufactured only for the European market. More taxi models soon.
This is actually my favorite thing about Pointe-Noire. Pointe-Noire taxis have to be painted blue and white, and the design is chosen by the taxi driver or owner and the paint-shop guy from a supposed book (which I will hunt down and find). The taxis themselves are all Toyotas, except for a couple of… Continue reading Benedict XVI taxi