Monday, 23 June 2014


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. 

Fakarava, French Polynesia
KL, Malaysia

Afiquim, Israel

                                       Ushuaya, Argentina
Not a stop sign but...Thailand
Tehran, Iran
Hong Kong
Bishkek, Kyrgyzstan
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 (! I'll make sure your name or website is associated with the image. 

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