Bus Bike from Brazil
The cooling of coastal sea breezes or CO2 emitting air conditioning? The smell of the ocean and sea salt, or the sweaty stench of a dozen people crammed in a confined space? The squawk of a seagull and squeals of kids building sandcastles, or the exhaltations from a reincarnated PE teacher? The idea of riding an exercise bike inside a bus, as it drives past the beach is just so surreal it reminds me of a classic Michael Leunig cartoon. This conveyed the image of a character showing their child a gorgeous sunset on TV — while the real thing is happening right outside their window. (See a copy in a 2.8 MB pdf here ). Life does imitate art. If you must see more of this lunacy, get your Portuguese phrasebook out and head off to ::Bus Bike.