In Santa Rita, Brazil, eight prison inmates ride a hard trail to freedom.
“One minute, an astronaut was waving at smiling children driving by in their parents’ cars. The next, he was jumping off a bridge.”
They call it the Micro in Argentina, the Trufi in Bolivia, Liebre o Cuncuna in Chile. This is the story of the public bus in Latin America.
Down in the narrow streets of Havana, Cuba, one vehicle stands out among than the rest. Riding high, among the clouds almost, is Félix Guirola, owner of Cuba’s tallest bicycle.
This is the story of Cuban peasant Don Yolando Pérez Báez, a kind of magician who builds mechanical solutions to everyday problems.