Plane in a park--Quito discussion
This is a discussion thread for the following file:<br><br><b><a href=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/dlfile22807/Plane-in-a-park--Quito.htm>Plane in a park--Quito</a></b><br><br>Have no idea what kind aircraft this is.--Ecuador<br><br><img src=http://www.googleearthhacks.com/images/new/080505/197797Clipboard09.jpg>
It has been there for a while
It has been there for a while as the graffiti and some apparently missing pieces indicate. I remember seeing it, but never paid much attention until now. I had to move back up north a few years ago and leave the land of "Eternal Springtime"
La Carolina Park is a very popular place. On weekends the basketball, tennis courts, football/soccer fields, that you can seen next to the plane, are usually full. At the southern end, there is a skateboarding pit next to the paddling pond.
At the intersection of the boulevards, are a couple fairly large shopping malls and several smaller ones. And, if you are tired and hungry from the exercise in the park, follow the direction the plane is pointing to a very nice MacDonald's up there on the corner, in the red brick area by the mall.
My advise, take a tour with Google Earth and then go do it at ground level.