Qatar’s Emir Sheikh Hamad bin Khalifa al Thani and FIFA President Sepp Blatter after the announcement that Qatar will host the FIFA World Cup 2022, in this December 2, 2010 photo. Photo credit Laurence Griffiths/Getty Images.
It’s important to talk about wars and rumors of wars, but CS&W was originally about travel, travel writing and photography. So today, back to that.
Wherever we go we collect photos of fun, strange, unusual, bewildering, sometimes incomprehensible signs. Here are a few for your amusement, and there are over 450 in the Signs Gallery at EarthPhotos.com. Go ahead, have some fun.
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The venerable Miss Puke, Siam Square, Bangkok. She’s been there for years. Last confirmed last Christmas.
Of course not. Seen in Hanoi.
Whatever it says, it means it. Illimanaq, Greenland.
Ad man at work, downtown Rangoon, Burma.
Something lost in translation. At a shopping center on Hainan Island, China.
Making a living in Fort Portal, Uganda.
Might want to click through on this one to make it bigger so you can read it. This restaurant in Lima, Peru offers real, fresh aborigines!
Click on through for a dozen more.
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