I have always found stop signs fascinating! Even when I was a little girl in my hometown in Bulgaria! I still remember first time I saw it...I was in the car in front of my grandparent’s house and the sign was only a few meters away. I asked my parents what GTOR means. That’s how STOP would sound (well, kind of) when you only know how to read Cyrillic alphabet and you are 6 . We use Cyrillic alphabet in Bulgaria (comes from Bulgaria by the way!) but we have the regular STOP signs so no wonder a little girl who just learnt how to read found it difficult to understand. I remember my parents laughed a lot!
I hope you enjoy my little collection and feel free to send me any others I don´t have. When I was in Southeast Asia I forgot completely to take photos of them and as far as I remember all the countries in the area have their own version...And Africa of course, I´ve seen some really cool stop signs from African countries but for now the continent is still on my bucket list.
|Not a stop sign but...Thailand|
|Friend of mine sent me this one, knowing my fond of stop signs|
|And a normal one in Koln, Germany|
|Almost a normal one in Thessaloniki, Greece|
So whoever reads this post and has another photo of a stop sign from around the world, please send it to me (firstname.lastname@example.org)! I'll make sure your name or website is associated with the image.