What Would We Do Without Donkeys ?

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Από την πανέμορφη Χώρα της Αλοννήσου ο φίλος μου ο “Γιώτης” άξιος κουβαλητής στα πέτρινα ανηφορικά σοκάκια παραδίδει χωρίς γκρίνια τις παραγγελίες των κατοίκων

From the beautiful village Chora of Alonissos my friend “Giotis” worthy carrier in the stone uphill alleys it delivers without moaning the orders of the residents

 

For millions of people, the donkey is the main means of transporting goods, particularly in cities where many homes are not accessible by vehicles.

The donkeys can be maneuvered in closed turns and cross narrow, enclosed paths leading to homes. They do not need expensive tires and rarely have problems on slippery surfaces.

They carry loads of any shape and size, making home delivery almost anywhere. While the angry car drivers push the horn immobile, the donkeys go unhindered despite the traffic jam. Continue reading