Monday, March 2, 2009

"Standing naked before the world"

Y'all's love of maps and globes was fun to read about in your comments to an earlier post. So I give you this picture from a Tel Aviv store window. If you get past the awful reflections and the neon lights, you can just make out Africa, the Americas, and Australia.
Can you believe?! It's a shower curtain!
Years ago National Geographic inserts and other kinds of maps covered the walls of our little WC. Consequently my kids grew up knowing and loving geography.
Now I'm thinking that contemplating the world map could be even more fun while showering or bathing!
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Lots of bloggers will be posting about their world tonight over at That's My World. Have a peek.

30 comments:

bennie and patsy said...

What a wonderful way for home schooled children to learn about the world.
Patsy

Denise said...

I would love that shower curtain. I too have a fascination with maps, caught from my husband know doubt who used to be a navigator when I met him. Great photo!

Louise said...

I like the idea of a geography bathroom!

Jan said...

I love maps and I love that shower curtain.

Reader Wil said...

What a great thing to do. Learning geography while taking a shower!

Isle Dance said...

I adore seeing the world. What a fantastic thing, to have maps utilized more prominently!

cieldequimper said...

Yes, I thought it was a shower curtain! Nice shot!

spacedlaw said...

I love maps. They are virtual travel fun.

Mediterranean kiwi said...

i love these kinds of curtains, so informative and educational

Susan said...

I love the title! And I loved maps as I grew up: globes, atlases, puzzles, anything. What a fun post.

Sylvia K said...

What a fabulous idea for a shower curtain! and a great way for kids to learn. Thanks for info and the great shot! Have a great week!

Carver said...

I love it. I would seriously like to have that shower curtain and especially to see the look on my daughter's face when she visits. She always said she got her geographic skills from her father and that I'm geographically challenged. I love the idea of showering and learning, ha.

kjpweb said...

Cool - the world in your shower! ;)
Funny!
Cheers, Klaus

Arija said...

Now that is a great idea Dina! My daughter had the times table on the inside of the dunny door when her children were little, I can see how a map of the world can be just as stimulating!

Catherine said...

I'm afraid my shower is too narrow, Australia would touch Africa and Atlantic Ocean would disappear ; )

I would love it.

fishing guy said...

Dina: What a neat capture, you need an inside curtain with that one.

Kay said...

Growing up we always had a large globe in our room. However, my sense of direction is still seriously challenged. I really love the idea of this shower curtain though. If I ever see one, I'd be really tempted to buy one for my granddaughter.

ewok1993 said...

That is a good present. I would love to have that in my bathroom and learn more about geography in between lather and rinse :)

Babooshka said...

I could not have this as a shower curtain - I would never get out the bath for reading it.

Today's Blah... said...

If one stays at the WC for long, then for sure one learns a lot of the geography... :)

Gaelyn said...

I love this, learning and showering at the same time is a worldly idea.
Great capture with the buildings.

Willard said...

That makes an interesting photo. Thanks for sharing it. Without your information it would have been hard if not impossible to determine how the photo was taken.

susieofarabia said...

It's great having maps posted in the bathroom - a great way to pass the time in an otherwise boring position. I've seen this shower curtain before - it's terrific.

Dirk said...

Showering or bathing with the world within reach, looks like fun!

Guy D said...

Great myworld post, thanks for sharing.

Have a great week!
Guy
Regina In Pictures

mommanator said...

great pic and story line!

N.B. said...

I don't believe that there am a cleaner world....

Indrani said...

Lovely... so different from other posts! The world in a shower! :)

Dick said...

Good idea, many people don't even know the exact place of Israel or any other country.

Yogi♪♪♪ said...

I love maps. I keep all my National Geographic maps handy so I can refer to them when I need to. I work with maps at work. I would love a map shower curtain.