SIGNS A SOURCE OF INNOCENT MERRIMENT – India

Fair enough too. It's at the door of a family fun fair, "Kingdom of Dreams", in Delhi.

Fair enough too. It’s at the door of a family fun fair, “Kingdom of Dreams”, in Delhi.


It’s a free, harmless and apparently endless source of amusement in someone else’s country to spot signs you would be unlikely to see at home.

No, terrorism is not funny, but if I were one of these gentlemen still at large I'd assume the manhunt had been scaled back.

No, terrorism is not funny, but if I were one of these gentlemen still at large I’d assume the manhunt had been scaled back.

It would be comforting to know that after your stay in the Interrogation Room that there was a First Aid post nearby.

It would be comforting to know that after your stay in the Interrogation Room there was a First Aid post nearby.

Don't you hate a shabby neighbourhood? They need more signs like this in Mumbai.

Don’t you hate a shabby neighbourhood? They need more signs like this in Mumbai.

It was a wonderful old hotel on the edge of the desert near Bikaner. But the modern world was never far away.

It was a wonderful old hotel on the edge of the desert near Bikaner. But the modern world was never far away.

The men in ethnic wear are looking gorgeous!

The men in ethnic wear are looking gorgeous!

Good that they make provision for the disabled, and give them a birds' eye view from the 4th floor.

Good that they make provision for the disabled, and give them a birds’ eye view from the 4th floor.

Feel free to share any gems you’ve come across yourself, in India or anywhere else.

The writer travelled in India on the Maharajas Express train as the guest of Railbookers.

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6 responses to “SIGNS A SOURCE OF INNOCENT MERRIMENT – India

  1. Love these signs! The interrogation room sounds rather sinister, though… was this a police station or something like that? And in the last one – is there a lift up to the 4th floor, or how are the disabled supposed to get up there?

  2. Marta tulloch lapresa

    Haha RIchard, you should come to china!

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