Spotted this sign at Mannheim Hauptbahnhof train station in Germany. Is it just me or is there a real issue with the scale here? If not, it seems that high speed train cars are in real danger of falling Germans.
Spotted in Athens, Greece near our Airbnb. Indeed, it does look like a great photo op for hipsters. Not being a hipster myself, I just took a pic of the graffiti and neglected to post it to Instagram.
Spotted this at Meatropoleos 3, a burger place, in Athens, Greece. I wondered if the intention was to make a philosophical statement or just state a fact, since there is indeed no letter W or E in "food". If it was meant to be philosophical, I'm not sure what they are trying to say. No... Continue Reading →
Love this “signs of summer” post by my friend and co-worker, especially the “petit bar a chiens”.
I’ve fallen way behind in posting. Instead of continuing to stare at all the great ideas I have for epic posts and not actually writing any of them, I’ll try to break the bloggers’ block by posting some amusing signs I’ve come across in my last couple of months of travels. They might be amusing only to me, so no guarantees… Photos taken in Montréal, Toronto, and Paris, France.
Only in the litigious US would you be likely to see a warning sign for historic ruins. Spotted this at Fort Zachary Taylor in Key West. Oh, and the surfaces were barely uneven...pffft.
I love these "distances to world cities" signs - this one is at Fort Zachary Taylor Beach in Key West. I'm rather surprised to find that I've been to many cities on the sign - still need to hit Tokyo, Habana (Havana), Santiago de Cuba, Dry Tortugas, and Montego Bay. Oh and Djibouti, though I... Continue Reading →
Spotted this when we visited the Ernest Hemingway house in Key West. It's not atypipcal in Florida beach towns for places to specify "shirt and shoes required" but most often, people do know they need to wear pants. Apparently not in Key West. I also had to wonder what was up with the coconuts so... Continue Reading →