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Cyclists hang on to the back of a truck outside the capital city of Bujumbura, as Burundi awaits next week’s presidential elections. Each day scores of cyclists make the 49-kilometer downhill journey at breakneck speed from Bugarama to sell bananas, often hanging from the back of trucks for the return uphill trip. The Mike Hutchings image was published in The Atlantic’s Photos of the Week.