hot eggs in osaka
A few days ago temperatures in Japan hit record highs, while temperatures in air-conditioned trains and convenience stores hit record lows.
The oppressive humidity and scorching heat are causing tarmac to melt, rivers to dry up and oba-sans to catch fire. Even the camels in Namba have had enough...
The Japan Meteorological Agency has put the recent heatwave down to this:
But the burning sun is a boon to those without cooking utensils. Thanks to the intensity of the heat, it's now possible to fry eggs on bicycle seats. Yes, temperatures really are that high. A word of caution, though: be sure to remove the egg before going for a ride.
An egg fried on a bicycle seat (with garnish).