Surprises About Moving To Nicaragua

Plodding Along Is The Local 'Freight Truck' In Nicaragua

Oxen pulling freight in Nicaragua – Best Places In The World To Retire – International LivingWhile the wheels/tires are 21st century (oh, OK, 20th century), the technology behind this freight mover is thousands of years old.  I found it interesting and amusing that the local hauler still uses oxen to pull heavy loads.
What I did not know is that many times, while autos and trucks couldn't pull out mired vehicles on the local roads, a team of oxen could.  I guess that eight hooves are better than 4x4 drives sometimes.  Slow, but...

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