Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Everything You Know is Wrong

Thus far on this trip everything we’d been led to believe has been wrong. Here’s a quiz based on our experiences. Answer true or false to the following questions: 
  1. Border crossings are a reason for officials to extort bribes, needlessly hassle you and try and make you cry.
  2. Romania is full of people impersonating police that will pull you over and steal all your stuff.
  3. The police in <choose your country> target foreign vehicles, pull you over and fine you on the spot for imaginary infractions.
  4. In Kazakhstan your tires will be torn to shreds within 50 km of the border.
  5. In <choose your country> it is a really unsafe to leave your vehicle unattended for any length of time.
  6. There is no gas anywhere and you have to carry gallons, sorry, litres, of your own.
  7. Russia is very dangerous and everyone is a <choose from the following>: terrorist, mafiosi, drug dealer, communist.
  8. People like Americans in this part of the world.
  9. It is unsafe to drive at night under any circumstances.
  10. Europe has only one song.
Answers can be found here: EYKIW 

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