When Liberians are offering someone a ride, they say, "I can carry you."
We wanted to show what we see as we drive onto Bushrod Island and down UN Drive. We make this trip almost daily. Sometimes twice a day.
This is what it looks like as we drive over the Gabriel Johnson Tucker Bridge.
This man is hauling heavy mahogany boards over the bridge on a 'push-push'.
As we leave the bridge and look to the right, we see all these zinc roofs that have many small businesses under them.
Motor bikes are no longer allowed on the main roads, so we are now seeing theses Huasha taxis. They are like a motorcycle in the front with a seating compartment on the back. We've seen as many as 6 people get in for a ride.
Need to learn how to drive in Liberia? You can come to the Island for driving lessons. We are curious what they teach new drivers. The condition of the car might show you how the driving is here!
This is the landmark that helps us know where to turn for the New Kru Town Sister's apartment.
The Logan Town, New Kru Town, Point Four, and Doe Community Elders' apartments.
There are 3 apartments on the second floor of this building where the Elders live.
Many people take a wheel barrow and turn it into a business. This man is selling bread from his.
Put up an umbrella, set up a table under it, and start a business. Need a pair of tennis shoes?
OR a mattress?
A quick stop at Family Bakery and you could get some bread, rolls, or even a donut.
We travel under the Bong Mine Bridge as we go further onto the Island.
The Elders on Bushrod love this store. It's one of the few supermarkets there. We like to stop there also.
This is just a small sampling of what we see as we travel onto Bushrod Island. We very much enjoy our assignment to serve with the members and missionaries there.