Is the need to place your name on a flat surface an universal phenomenon?
Damaged arbutus bark at Lighthouse Park in West Vancouver, Canada. Graffiti on the wall of a cave on the way to the island of Cat Ba in Vietnam. Napoleon was here (Maastricht cave tour, Holland).Names scratched into the walls of the Baby Taj in Agra, India.
Adrienne paints her name on a rusting shipwreck on the Aran Island of Inisheer in Ireland.
Carved graffiti on Segovia’s Castle walls in Spain. Names carved on bamboo in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. I also found a lot of what I think might be names carved into bamboo in Hong Kong but as the writing was in Chinese characters I wasn’t sure. Handprints and names painted with red mud on the walls of a cave in Vang Vieng, Laos. Names carved onto a door of an abandoned building in Torr Head on the Coastal Causeway of Ireland, UK.
A man’s ambition is mighty small to write his name on a shithouse wall.”
More on names from the Daily Post’s Weekly Photo Challenge: Name.
I was here.Nice entry.
Great photos. So sad people feel no shame in defacing monuments and others property.
A friend on Facebook commented, “A man’s ambition is mighty small to write his name on a shithouse wall.” I think this just about sums it up!
Like this selection of photos–you have a good eye!