Tuesday, April 17, 2018

Oeste de Puerto Lopez (West of Puerto Lopez), Ecuador #AtoZChallenge




You may be surprised to learn that if you cross the Pacific ocean 993 kilometers from Puerto Lopez, you will be in Ecuador. Specifically, you will be in the Galapagos Islands' Puerto Baquerizo Moreno






Thanks to Hosteria Mandala's directional sign, you can find out how far it is to other places around the globe. 

A few distances from Puerto Lopez:
  • Jacarta, Indonesia is 18824.80 km west. 
  • London, England is 9463.62 km NNE.
  • Ottawa, Canada is 5210.32 km north.
  • Nairobi, Kenya is 13999.18 km east.
  • Buenos Aires, Argentina is 4331.64 km southeast.
  • Cape Horn, Chile is 6143.12 km south.




Come to Puerto Lopez, learn a bit of geography!





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26 comments:

  1. So many blue skies where you are. *sigh* We seem to rock the color gray here.

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    1. The skies are beautiful this time of year. Sometime in June or July, we will get predominantly grey skies until about November. Hope yours turn blue again soon. Thanks for stopping by and commenting!

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  2. That's a nifty bit of directional art!

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    1. The Mandala has done a great job with it! Thanks Nila!

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  3. I've never seen a sign with so many places in so many different directions. How it sort of makes the world feel a little bit smaller (in a good way. Heather Erickson Author Writer Speaker
    Facing Cancer with Grace

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    1. Nor had I, Heather, until I saw this one. It does make the world seem smaller and closer together. Thanks for visiting, commenting, and writing such an important blog - Facing Cancer with Grace. All caregivers would benefit from reading it.

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  4. Cerulean skies galore and all the distances mapped out. Lucky girl Emily.
    Enjoy:)
    O is for Overheard at Old Harry Rocks

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    1. I am lucky, Arti! Love that you were able to use cerulean again. I need to fit that into a future post :) Thank you!

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  5. Hi Emily - wow .. what a lot of places to consider - and as you say learn geography at the same time ... I hope there's a map of the world nearby with the places labelled ... cheers Hilary

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    1. Hilary, thank you for an outstanding idea! I will recommend it!

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  6. that is so cool -- I agree with Heather - makes the world feel a little bit smaller!!

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    1. A smaller world is one more people can dream of exploring and with this sign, they have an idea which direction their travels would take them. Thank you Lisa!

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  7. Love it when you find signs like that, reminds you of the vast size of the world.
    https://iainkellywriting.com/2018/04/17/o-is-for-ogre-latvia/

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    1. Vast and yet still within measurable distance. :) Thanks for visiting and commenting Iain!

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  8. Wow what a fabulous piece of signage/art. I'm directionally dyslexic and I've sometimes dreamed of wearing a hat that had signs pointing out where things were and how far, but little did I know there was a real life counterpart!

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    1. What a cool hat that would be, Deborah! Thanks for visiting and commenting!

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  9. What a fun and informative piece!

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  10. That's so cool! I get hopelessly lost, so it might help me a bit ;-)

    Ronel visiting from the A-Z Challenge. Latest post at Ronel the Mythmaker

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    1. It helps that the base tells you which direction is north, south, east, and west so at least you could start heading in the right direction. Thanks for stopping by, Ronel!

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  11. It is often said that Hawaii is the most Isolated place on earth. Your sign makes you feel so close to everywhere.

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    1. It does have to feel isolated being unable to drive off the island. Perhaps you could suggest one of your local hotels make a similar sign, Nancy. It does make the world feel smaller when so many cities are listed in one place, with arrows pointed in the right direction. Thanks for stopping by!

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  12. That directional sign is so neat!

    -Erika, Dorky Mom Doodles

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    1. A future art project for your kids, perhaps. Thank you for visiting and commenting!

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    1. It is, Eva! I have to stop reading the cities when my neck gets sore. LOL! Thanks for stopping by and commenting.

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