Creaky Trains Made of Bamboo Still Rule the Rails in Cambodia

Creaky Trains Made of Bamboo Still Rule the Rails in Cambodia – WSJ, February 19, 2014
…The wiggly old tracks stretched into the distance like two wet noodles. The bamboo train—just a platform the size of a bed, really—gained speed and began shuddering.
Weeds lining the tracks whipped at passengers’ thighs. Someone on board casually started swinging a machete off the side, hacking at the underbrush. A chicken flapped out of the way…

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