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Kenyan Road Distances vs. Map Distances

Just the other day, we reopened school. I was waiting for a friend who told me that he was in Mwingi, less than 200km away, and would be here in two and a half hours. He ended up taking almost four hours. Me been the impatient me(yes, am me), had gotten tired, bored and had disappeared.We later had an argument(a friendly one) with my friend.

We later realized that the bad, potholed road was to blame, as illustrated below.This meant that he had a longer distance to cover, hence more time spent on the road!!

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