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Which Way to the Obelisk?

In Buenos Aires one of the landmarks is the obelisk. Sometimes it is in the distanceksm20170104-cww-ba_obelisk-01

and sometimes it is closeksm20170105-cww-ba_obelisk-03

It looks the same from all directions, and is visible from several angles since several streets converge at it, so it doesn’t necessarily help you get a handle on where you are.

Buenos Aires, Argentina

Both my husband (wearing the hat in the picture above) and I felt that Buenos Aires would suddenly shift direction as we walked along, and north might become east. The obelisk may have been its pivot point.

Post inspired by Cee’s Which Way Challenge.cees-which-way-1