Off Topic: A Remarkable Motorcycle Helmet

2012 07 02 moto helmet

File under: The centrality of sanook (สนุก), or fun, in Thai culture.

I saw this motorcycle taxi driver’s helmet yesterday and simply had to snap a pic.

The guy had quite a menagerie of figures hitching a ride on top of the old brain bucket, from aliens to crocodiles to what looks like a kung fu-practicing lion.


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