Thursday, November 11, 2010

Some go both ways

I rode past this yesterday. I know what it points to, so I understood the message without really reading it--but after riding a few feet past it, I realized something was wrong and turned around to double check. It is a beauty, eh?

It says, of course, "The way up to Phousi stupa."

Pronounced "poosy." Half the businesses in town are named after this hill and this stupa. It's a joy to watch Westerners try to figure out how to pronounce any of them without saying a naughty word. Me, I still get a kick out of saying pussy all day.

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