I just got back from a road trip in Tanzania, where the roads were pleasantly paved. Our 20-year-old Land Cruiser performed well without so much as a puncture. On my return to Kenya I found a comment on my Old Africa blog asking for a photo of the Volkswagen car my family had driven to Congo in 1968. Here’s the VW beetle – KCY 434. The KCY indicated it had been registered in Eldoret where it had been a dealer’s demonstration model. The photo shows my father, Ed Arensen, fixing a puncture while I watch alongside my younger brother Brian.