Today my brother and I were talking about Pakistan's elections--Musharraf and his party got crushed, says the New York Times. Pakistan's a far away place about which I know relatively little.
Have you heard about the buses? he asks, in the course of the conversation.
The buses are extraordinarily colorful and expressive. And so they are... Here's a picture of a bus handle:
Here's a whole bus (and a great photo essay of Pakistan's buses):
Vehicles of necessity, vehicles of death, vehicles of culture and life, Pakistan's art buses trace back more than half a century, preceding partition, and reveal a great deal about the country and its history, according to this account, at least. Makes me curious to visit Pakistan...