Signs in China
12 September 2017 | Culture
I’ve posted on the weird and wonderful signs you encounter in China on previous trips and I certainly saw plenty on my recent Silk Road journey.
▲ Sometimes the signs were potentially very useful, but never seemed to appear at the right time. On more than one occas...
20 October 2013 | Culture
▲ I like the straightforward nature of Chinese signs, perhaps they’re not so abrupt in Chinese, but translated into English they come across in a very direct fashion. Like this one.
◄ Or this ‘clean my room’ hotel door hanger at my hotel in Taiyuan, no messing ar...
Signs of Africa
8 April 2009 | Culture
I love the signs you see when you’re travelling anywhere in the world and my bicycle ride through Africa last month turned up plenty of them. I rode the Iringa (Tanzania) to Lilongwe (Malawi) stage of the Tour d’Afrique cycle ride and here are a few of my favourites a...