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Middle of the World Monument (La Mitad del Mundo)

Who could resist the opportunity to visit the Middle of the World (Mitad del Mundo) and have your picture taken as you straddle the equator! This complex, built to commemorate the site where a French explorer calculated the world’s equatorial ... 

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Kelly world in hands

May 2008

Kelly holding the world in her hand.

Jacob and Kelly at real Equator

May 2008

Jacob and Kelly at the real (GPS determined) Equator.

Mitad del Mundo Monument

May 2008

Mitad del Mundo Monument in Ecuador.

Jacob egg

May 2008

Its supposed to be easier to balance an egg on a nail on the equator, but Jacob still has some problems.

Top of Mitad del Mundo Monument

May 2008

Top of the Mitad del Mundo Monument.

The real Equator

May 2008

The real Equator, the one at 0°0′0″ Lat.

Mitad del Mundo

May 2008

Mitad del Mundo.

Kelly and Jacob at Equator

May 2008

Kelly and Jacob at the Mitad del Mundo equator.

Monument for Equator

May 2008

Monument for the actual equator at the Inti Nan museum.

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