Make kombi travel a pleasure

Make kombi travel a pleasure
Published: 06 September 2018 (243 Views)
Travelling on kombis can be a nightmare or utter intrigue depending on the day, crew or particular trip. Some of the conductor and driver teams can be quite good and polite guys who even greet and chat up their passengers. However, oftentimes the crews can be a pain in the neck for many would be travellers.

The guys behave as if they grew up in places where windows were used more often than doors, with unkempt hair and dirty low cut attire they shout unprintable words at the unfortunate commuters. Old people are subjected to dehumanizing vitriol and oral nakedness.

Those female passengers who sit by the door must content with armpit odour that betrays days of no bathing.  The conductor's antics and gymnastics with the door can at times shame a mountain goat.

Their low cut attire seem to spur them on as they expose plumbers' cleavages shamelessly with reckless abandon, sometimes deliberately tugging down the dirty pants or old jeans to expose more masculine flesh. Surely a few minutes in the shower would not damage the day's takings and a few kinds words would make the passengers more comfortable. The commuters are fellow humans who deserve respect, give them an ear.

Flirting with girl passengers is equally embarrassing as some would be in the company of their parents and brothers. Make kombi travel a pleasure and on a parting shot, keep the mini-busses clean.

Tondo Murisa. Chinehasha.

- Tondo Murisa.

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