Georgians: Exporting Excess Everywhere

So I was on vacation with my family last week in Paris. We were strolling from the Palais Luxembourg over to the left bank, when we strolled into the Place de Odeon. What did I happen to see there but the most surreal site ever.

A full-size Hummer with Cobb County tags double-parked in the middle of the circle. If I hadn’t taken a picture of it, I wouldn’t believe it had happened.

Seems we are not happy driving these god-awful monstrosities around Buckhead, but we need to export them to France as well.

9 Comments so far

  1. George Burdell (unregistered) on June 22nd, 2006 @ 12:37 pm

    Man – the lanes on 10th are not even close to wide enough for a hummer…I can only imagine how cramped it must be in europe. As long as the cobb folks stay OTP though…..

  2. Dovetail (unregistered) on June 22nd, 2006 @ 12:46 pm

    Paris is OTP too. How sad for you.

  3. karsh (unregistered) on June 22nd, 2006 @ 1:12 pm

    Holy crap, that is surreal.

  4. Annie (unregistered) on June 22nd, 2006 @ 2:12 pm

    That is wild!

  5. Lori (unregistered) on June 22nd, 2006 @ 2:30 pm

    Wow, that pretty much screams “stupid American.”

  6. Maigh (unregistered) on June 22nd, 2006 @ 5:43 pm

    How embarassing.

  7. JP (unregistered) on June 22nd, 2006 @ 7:20 pm

    Damn that’s dumb. Aren’t we poorly regarded enough already?

  8. kevin (unregistered) on June 22nd, 2006 @ 11:56 pm

    I love the contrasting image of the Hummer in the foreground and an old Deux Chevaux in the back. Sort of an east-meets-west theme.

  9. Nick (unregistered) on July 10th, 2006 @ 12:57 pm

    Only in America… Wait, nevermind.

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