Category Archives: Signs, Symbols & other Misinterpretations

Copacabana Beach … one had no idea that Barry Manilow was actually singing about Dubrovnik

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Having spent my first of two days in Dubrovnik fighting the crowds to explore its beautiful Old City, I decided to spend my second day discovering Lapad, the most westerly and less tourist-riddled part of the Croatian city. As I … Continue reading

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Munich … the charming German city that’s more ghoulish than goulash

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To experience the best and arguably most iconic view of Munich …  … pay just two Euros (2014) to climb the bell tower of neighbouring St Peterskirche (Church of St Peter). The climb up is not unusually high for a bell tower, … Continue reading

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Prague’s Tram & Metro Network … where are we again?

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If you have read some of my earlier blogs (and thank-you very much if you have), you may have gathered that I am rather obsessed with public transport networks, maps and signs. The very efficient metro, bus and tram network … Continue reading

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London … 2,012 hours to go before the Olympics begin and organisers pay tribute to comedy legend Kenny Everett

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Yesterday, the Olympic stadium was officially opened with an event attended by 40,000 people to mark 2,012 hours to go before the London 2012 Olympics begin. Unfortunately, I did not have a ticket for the event, but I still popped … Continue reading

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London … and an unfortunate misinterpretation of a fine piece of street art

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I was meeting a dear gentleman friend of mine for lunch in town earlier today, and agreed to meet him at Green Park station. As I arrived ten minutes early, I had time to marvel the artwork cladding the newly … Continue reading

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Madrid’s Metro Signs … lost in translation?

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I’m always intrigued by public signs (as previous posts will verify). They absolutely fascinate me. There were several dotted about the stations and trains of Madrid’s efficient Metro network that caught my eye during my trip to the city last … Continue reading

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