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Is this the WORST subway ride ever?

August 31, 2009

Blog Guy, I have a travel question. I hear about tourists going to faraway places and waking up in a bathtub with a kidney missing. Should I be afraid?

Only if you’re going to Vermont.

What about foreign countries? That’s where it seems to happen most.

Look, that’s pretty much an urban myth.

PRETTY MUCH? What does that mean?

Well, there is the infamous Hefei Subway, in China. Smart tourists know not to get on the Meatville stop heading in the direction of Slaughtertown. By the time it arrives, well…

Well what?

Do I have to spell it out for you? Let’s just say I hope this subway rider in the photo didn’t waste good money on a round-trip ticket.

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A laborer transports pork inside a van at a market in Hefei, China, August 27, 2009. REUTERS/ Stringer

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Mmmm. Bacon.

Posted by K | Report as abusive
 

But I bet it still smelled better than the New York subway.

Posted by some guy | Report as abusive
 

@some guy, I’m sure it smells better than the Paris subway, especially in early spriong rush-hours!!!

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