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    Default Worth the wait? Bus stops of the world

    Most of us are used to smelly, vandalised shelters filled with cigarette butts and empty beer cans but then there are these bus stops ...


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    A woman waits at a tomato-shaped bus stop in western Japan


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    A shelter in Athens, in the US state of Georgia, made out of the salvaged parts of a school bus


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    A man makes full use of a hammock at a bus stop in Vancouver, Canada


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    An air-conditioned bus stop protects commuters from the heat in Dubai


    Carbon offsetting? A bus shelter with grass growing on its roof in Sheffield, UK


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    A granite and log bus stop in Yosemite Falls, California, designed by landscape architect Lawrence Halprin


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    A painted bus stop in Estonia


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    This bus stop in rural Cornwall has been sensitively furnished

    Worth the wait? Bus stops of the world | Art and design | guardian.co.uk

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    Why the HELL is there a Taco Bell in Athens?! WHY?!?!?!
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    i've been to that yosemite falls one. i love the hammock bus stop in vancouver.
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    Quote Originally Posted by greysfang View Post
    Why the HELL is there a Taco Bell in Athens?! WHY?!?!?!
    but it says in the US state of Georgia

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    um, the hammock probably belongs to the homeless man sleeping in it
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    That hammock one looks cool.

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    um guys.. it's some homeless guy or dirty hippie who strung up his own hammock in a plain bus shelter. THEY DON'T COME EQUIPPED WITH HAMMOCKS lol
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    How the hell do you mow the lawn on top of a bus stop?
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    I love the Cornwall one.
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    The Dubai one makes sense, they should market it for California.

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    Quote Originally Posted by FierceKiten View Post
    The Dubai one makes sense, they should market it for California.
    I second that! Not that I take the bus anywhere here, but for those that do.
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    I like the one made out of recycled bits of bus. It's a great idea. The one I don't like is the air conditioned one. Give me a break.
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    I love the tomato bus stop
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