Photo of the Day (06.15.08)

It’s been said that some of the best images can tell you a story without words. I think that’s what caught my eye in this photo from localsurfer. Apparently he was in Normandy when the driver of this bus got it stuck in a tight corner. Some quick-thinking French locals are trying to help eliminate this pesky traffic pole by lopping it off with a sledgehammer.

I love the sense of movement between the man swinging the hammer and the gentleman in the red shirt who’s holding the top of the pole. Even more amusing are the concerned stares coming from the passengers in the bus window behind them. It almost looks like they’ve invented some strange new sport.

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