I promise to never complain about traffic or curse the thousdands of drivers in front of me as long as I never, ever have to endure what is going on in China.
The Associate Press reports a traffic jam in Bejing that has been at a standstill for at least 10 days and could go on for weeks. Truck cargo rotting on the roadside, motorists running into fields to relieve themselves, people sleeping on asphault, opportunistic entreprenuers gouging the stranded on food and water – worse than Dante’s vision of hell, I tell you.
I get steamed if a trip cost me an extra 20 minutes. And I can’t imaging calling my wife: “Hi, honey, yep, still stuck in traffic. Be home in a few weeks.”
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