#WorldCup fever! Take a Virtual Tour of Brazil's painted streets

Painting the streets in honor of the World Cup is community tradition in cities across Brazil, and one for all ages. Photo by Dylan Passmore/Flickr. Not in Brazil for the World Cup? No problem! Sure, you can catch the games at your favorite local sports bar, but did you know that you can experience the atmosphere of the city streets, as well? Google Street View has compiled an interactive series called “Brazil’s Painted Streets,” featuring festively decorated avenues from each of the Brazilian cities playing host to the World Cup. Brazilian soccer fans adorn the streets with patriotic decorations every four years, but this year, they’ve taken their task to new heights, with the eyes of the world squarely focused on Brazilian cities. These efforts, with the obvious intent of celebrating the country’s sporting legacy, in reality do far more than this. Much like tactical – or...

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