The Detourist's List: Weird signs, shirts, walls and words around the world
A traveler sees these things. Some speak for themselves. Some make sense when you read the caption. And some we may never understand.
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U.S. Virgin Islands: Plant vandals and petroglyphs( Christopher Reynolds / Los Angeles Times )
On the lush isle of St. John in the U.S. Virgin Islands, possibly inspired by a nearby petroglyph site, these tourists (or maybe they were locals) got the annoying yet apparently irresistible idea of marking their names on a prominent plant. The good news is that I took this picture in 2001, so fresh, textless growth has probably taken this leaf's place.
Read more: Seduced by St. John