Jun 18, 2013


Africa, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania

Around Dar: Signs and Billboards

I decided to take my own advice and take pictures of some of the signs and billboards here. They’re all quite interesting to me, especially after living in a place where billboards are illegal for so long (Hawaii). There are probably better ones I could snap pictures of, but I alway seem to miss them. And all of these pictures were taken from inside a moving vehicle (and some with my iPhone or iPad) so sorry about the poor quality. Basically I’m admitting this isn’t the greatest post in the world, but I still think it’s worth it.
The majority of sings seem to be advertising for phone companies:
Oh, and see that light pole that’s blocking the billboard in the picture above? Those are all brand new. We didn’t have any about a week ago and the streets were very dark at night.
These Ice Cream vendors are my favorite people in Dar: