When milking a cow isn’t enough

Haha, this one I can understand completely, though I never managed to have alone time in the village as there was always work to be done and people wanting to be taught.

Making a Difference

In my relief and joy at arriving in Giorgeti after a difficult marshrutka ride, I stepped out of the vehicle, noticed the idle group of people sitting along the road, and hugged my friend; the marshrutka started to drive off. But then it stopped and reversed towards us. I wondered why? I think every single person on that quiet village road wondered why? But we did not have to wonder long as the driver quite rightly stated that I had not paid my fare. As my cheeks burned in embarrassment, I managed the walk of shame towards the driver, whose wide grin revealed several gold teeth, and handed over my 5 Laris. It would have been alright had my absentmindedness not afflicted me in front of my friend’s neighbours; who will probably remember me as an unsuccessful fare dodger. I was glad to be taken inside my friend’s host house…

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About Sarah Rows Solo

British YouTuber and Founder of Environmental and STEM education charity Oceans Project, preparing for a solo row around the coast of Great Britain.
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