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Riding along in my automobile

Sometimes, I travelled from Stanground to Pondersbridge in Cambridgeshire. It didn't matter what time of day or night I made that run there were always vehicles on the road. It used to drive me bonkers. I could understand the non stop congestion on the A14, I could understand the 15 mile tailbacks on the M25 but on this tiny back road?

There are plenty of cars and traffic in the cities and towns of Spain but there are huge tracts of this country with hardly a vehicle. The picture was taken at around one in the afternoon on the A5, one of  the key motorways that radiates out from Madrid. 

It's like one of those adverts for cars on the telly - the thrill of the open road; it's all rather nice.


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