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Oct '12

Equator Ecstasy

What's more surprising, this tourist sign in the middle of nowhere or that they quote Disney's "The Lion King" in Kenya?

SUBMITTED BY: Michael Wasserman  LOCATION: Somewhere on the Zero-Degree Latitude Line, Kenya (2010)

This tourist sign looks like a junior high school geography mural, but it was a welcome sight for recreational jumper and travel blogger Michael Wasserman.

Obsessed with imaginary lines, Michael later visited another Equator photo-op in nearby Uganda, a site crawling with other Tacky Tourist Photo correspondents.

(Travel writer Michael Wasserman is a Brooklyn (NY) school teacher who’s traveled to 50 countries on six continents. He loves to photograph ridiculous street signs and confesses a personal weakness for foreign hats.)

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