Met the Latitude 0 – WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: The Road Taken

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Mitad del Mundo, Quito, Ecuador

“Latitude 0” also known as Mitad del Mundo (Middle of the world) is the point from where the Equator passes. Being located in the outskirts of Quito, Ecuador – no can actually guess from the surrounding areas that we would be actually arriving to such a point where two hemispheres of the Earth meet. Unless purposefully done or known in advance, no one can have fair idea just from the road taken – it would end at Latitude 0. I consider this image to be perfect selection for this week’s  WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge.

Note- This Post is in response to WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge.

The Road Taken

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3 thoughts on “Met the Latitude 0 – WordPress Weekly Photo Challenge: The Road Taken

  1. […] Distinctness of Quito lies in the way the city has been developed on an altitude of 2850 metres. There is an old part of the city where the colonial Quito lies and there exists a modern and a pretty developed city like other South American capitals. Quito tourism provides a Hop on Hop Off bus service quite regular in its timing to all the touristic points in the city. Interestingly, I managed to get the pass at a discounted price for the same with my Student ID. I have had cases, when few other entrances like Museums and Churches had denied me the Student rates, that being only available to Ecuadorians or Students enrolled in the educational institutions in Ecuador. I have also used public transport including buses and trams, which can be used to travel to any of the tourist sites. One such a tourist site is Mitad del Mundo a point from where Equator passes. […]

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