Signs of Autumn in the Mountains

I saw these delightfully homely signs while taking the Monte Cristo scenic drive through rural northern Utah a few weeks ago.

Homemade, spray-painted sign reading "Sheep On Road"

Homemade, spray-painted sign reading "Sheep On Road"

This is the time of year that ranchers bring their sheep and cows down off federal land, where they’ve been grazing all summer.

Naturally, I had to wonder—Do only the slow sheep hang out on the road?
The fast sheep are quick enough to get out of the way of speeding cars! 😉

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Signs in the South Island

On a recent trip to the South Island of New Zealand, I saw a variety of interesting signs!

This chiropractor has both national pride and a sense of humor!

Sign at the earthquake-damaged ChristChurch Cathedral

This sign is part of a display at the earthquake-damaged ChristChurch Cathedral.

Sign advising motorists to slow down on country roads

The sign says, “Country roads are not motorways. Slow down.” Fun fact: In New Zealand, the maximum speed limit is 60 mph…

 

 

Sign for Wakatipu Croquet Club

The game of croquet appears to be taken quite seriously here.

Statue of a Tolkien dwarf in the Auckland airport

This is, ahem, a giant statue of a dwarf in the Auckland airport.

Sign on a Tolkien dwarf statue in the Auckland airport

The giant dwarf statue is on loan from Middle Earth. 🙂

A farm stand near Abel Tasman national park

A cute farm stand near Abel Tasman National Park.

A one-lane bridge in Mount Cook National Park

Make sure to note who has the right of way on the one-lane bridges!

A sign near a hiking trail "Lambing in Progress"

Lambing in progress!

A quaint motel sign

A pretty sweet-looking MOTEL sign.

A motor camp playground

This motor camp awesomely repurposed some classic McDonald’s playground equipment!