How to Save Money on Border Fees: Hide in a Car Seat
by Melissa Hennessey | December, 2012
A 20-year old man from Guinea wanted to come to Spain so badly earlier this year that he hid inside the seat of a friend’s car.
At the border crossing between Morocco and Melilla, Spain, the car with the stow-away was stopped by patrol. There, tucked carefully inside the passenger seat, was the Guinean man. The seat-shaped-human was arrested and kicked out of the country, and his two human-smuggling friends were arrested, too. However, the police said they ‘had to hand it to them’ for their ingenuity and creative approach.
Read the full story here.
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Melissa Hennessey (@BlueMorphoBlog) is your standard Midwestern-would-be-vagabond with a penchant for all the little things that make travel even more excellent. Melissa has a day job she actually likes, and fills the rest of her day with writing, hot yoga and photo making. She travels as often as she can, usually with her fiancé. Unfortunately, their 3 cats don't care much for travel due to the lack of cat-centric hostel search website.