Life, and an unwieldy load, on two wheels in Nigeria

By Robyn Dixon Los Angeles Times MAIDUGURI, NigeriaIn the code of the taxi motorcyclists of northern Nigeria, only weaklings and losers refuse a heavy load. But it takes a real man to handle the unbearable lightness of eggs. Baba Isa can carry a tower of egg cartons, 100 eggs per layer, stacked right up to his chin. Behind, his passenger carries two similar fragile towers, one on each leg.
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Added May 07, 2010
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