I’ve been tackling a lot of heavy subjects in my blog lately so I thought I’d throw in some lighter fare, for your sake and mine. Here’s a collection of quirky, silly and mostly irrelevant observations from my trip so far. Enjoy!
French planners think of everything:
This pedestrian signage made me very happy:
Warning: Swarm of angry machines ahead! Run for your lives!
Tram cat in Lyon. Pets are allowed on transit in most of the places I’ve visited – so enlightened!
You know what this beautiful historic statue needs? A parking garage.
Italians are so eco-conscious, they even recycle their bras!
Trying out a wine-delivery bike cart – and my impersonation of a grumpy old Frenchman – in Lyon .
I came across an architecture exhibit about Singapore. If the US were as densely developed as Singapore, here’s how big our urban footprint would be.
It was a really good exhibit. But I did a double-take when I saw this photo – what exactly are we conveying about architecture here?
. . . and umm another reason Singapore’s architecture is awesome . . .
This painting, called “The Ricotta Eaters” is in the Musee de Beaux Arts Lyon:
When at all possible, its a good idea to have your mode of transport match your architecture.
Anything sounds better when you put a “le” in front of it –
Thanks for reading. Next up – Stuttgart!!