Universal language of pictographs

Pictograph symbols are a universal way of communicating pertinent information.  Some are quite graphically self-explanatory without need for the written word …

pictograph symbol sign… and some are notpictograph symbol signSome symbols are particularly welcome when stumbling around foreign territory …

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pictograph symbolsThis one tells us that the locals in Venice really don’t like it when les touristas wear their backpacks on their vaporettospictograph symbol signBut this is perhaps the most welcome symbol of all …

pictograph symbol signAilsa’s Travel Theme is: Symbol  which was inspired by the out-pouring of praise for Nelson Mandela – a symbol of peace, freedom, humility, unity, transformation and hope.

“Not everybody can be famous but everybody can be great, because greatness is determined by service.” ― Martin Luther King Jr.

And he did serve – not just his own people, his own country, but the world.  We all have lessons to learn from Nelson Mandela.

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