Driving South through red lands and dark green trees is an utterly uplifting experience. The scenery changes gradually and colours become more and more saturated.
The white flat-roofed square houses contrast with the blues and greens of the ocean, which waves tirelessly wash the many orange and brown rocks.
And this is Mario, our Pandinha, called it after Super Mario Kart and its amazing pickup. Beep if you see us!