A glimpse of the varied trucks encountered last week on our drive to Oaxaca City…
#1) Crazy-piled green onion transporter. This truck was traveling at 60+ mph on the toll road between Mexico City & Puebla. I have no idea how you stack green onions 6-feet high in a way that prevents them from being blown off on the highway, but I was totally impressed. As we drove up to pass this truck, the scent of green onion slowly wafted into our car. It felt like we were driving though the veggie aisle in the supermarket… only these green onions were about 2x the size of any green onion I’ve seen in the US.
#2) Father down the toll road, between Puebla and Oaxaca, we observed these three folks traveling via this improvised seating method. I particularly liked the cushy-looking seat backs, turning this from a common truck bed into perhaps a “Pimp My Ride” contender…?
#3) And finally, we passed this semi truck, whose rear-end signage echoed the thoughts I have on a daily basis when I have managed to drive somewhere in Mexico without incident.