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SIGNS A SOURCE OF INNOCENT MERRIMENT – India

Fair enough too. It's at the door of a family fun fair, "Kingdom of Dreams", in Delhi.

Fair enough too. It’s at the door of a family fun fair, “Kingdom of Dreams”, in Delhi.


It’s a free, harmless and apparently endless source of amusement in someone else’s country to spot signs you would be unlikely to see at home.
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SIGNS OF WIT IN BRISBANE

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Oh, those Queenslanders are funny people!

You have to pay attention or you could easily miss something.

Yes, of course it was by the dog park.

Yes, of course it was by the dog park.

Outside the restaurants in the Brisbane Powerhouse.

Outside the restaurants in the Brisbane Powerhouse.

No Understanding

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WEEKLY PHOTO CHALLENGE: FOREIGN – Signs we’re not in Kansas

Despite the signs in English, Kathmandu can be a little daunting for newcomers.



I’m enjoying these Weekly Photo Challenges. WordPress’s Daily Post suggests a topic to give bloggers a nudge in the ribs. We then do our best to post something worth looking at, and check out what others have come up with.

This one is about ‘Toto, I have a feeling we’re not in Kansas any more’ moments.

Street signs I come across in Asia are a constant source of innocent merriment.

Australian buses sometimes have ‘Do not distract the driver’ signs. Buses in Singapore have other rules.

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INNSBRUCK – hanging out the welcome signs for us

Even McDonalds make their yellow arches fit the local style.

Our epic Alpine expedition finished in Innsbruck. I suspect that, like us, most visitors expect Innsbruck to be no more than a place to stay between more extreme adventures.

Innsbruck has a long history with the Hapsburgs, a university, an Alpine Zoo and a lot of suits of armour in Ambras Castle. There are shops selling Tyrolean steins and lederhosen to tourists, rides in hose-drawn carriages and a couple of interesting museums.

But we just wanted a place to relax. Innsbruck’s old town has been preserved with businesses working hard to attract and charm us. The signs are good. Continue reading

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SIGNS OF SINGAPORE #2 – the bleeding obvious

It's for your own good, you know. Suppose your bike didn't float, where would you be then?

Street signs in other people’s countries offer an endless source of entertainment…
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