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Mon
30
May '16

Bigfoot or King Kong?

SUBMITTED BY: Bobbi Kraham  LOCATION: Jama (Manabi Province), Ecuador (2016) On first glance, this roadside sculpture in Jama, Ecuador, appears to be King Kong, based on its damsel-in-distress design. A staircase inside the ape lets travelers climb up to the head and look out his mouth or squeeze inside his clenched hand. However, upon further [...]

Wed
11
Nov '09

Military Make-Believe: Wanna play with my grenade launcher?

SUBMITTED BY: Emily Berezin   LOCATION: Baños, Ecuador (2007) When the Ecuadorian Special Forces are not sneaking across the Peruvian border or doing military drills with turtles in the Galapagos Islands, they like to play dress up. Specifically, they like to dress up young female American tourists with hopes of scoring a phone number or email [...]