Because of high gasoline prices.. a German woman sells her car and returns to the time of horseback riding
A German woman named Stephanie Kirchner decided to leave her sports car and move with a horse-drawn carriage due to the energy crisis and the high prices that Germany is witnessing during the current period.
"I left my SUV at home and turned into real horse power," said Kirchner, a farm owner.
The 33-year-old added, "I saw that it could not continue like this after the fuel prices jumped in the wake of the Russian military operation in Ukraine."
“I also expected that the process of harvesting the hay and everything else would become a lot more expensive, so we found that we had to save a little money,” she continued, so Kirchner began traveling about 6 kilometers from her home in western Germany by horse-drawn carriage, which increased the time Its round trip takes about an hour, up from 10 to 15 minutes.
But Kirchner says that given the amount of fuel a Toyota sports car uses, it saves about 250 euros ($264) a month if it can use the horse cart daily.
The Kirchner cart, pulled by two horses, is popular with children and some adults. "Of course, the pace of the world is fast, so some people get upset when they can't overtake me fast enough," but at the same time she admits that her reaction to high fuel prices may not be appropriate. For everyone.
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