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Sunday, July 03, 2011

Spiderman can’t work in Chile too

Long back I’d published this post, stating spiderman can’t work in India,because he would get stuck in between the web of electric and telephonic cables hung around every other poll in our cities.

Recently when I posted this post about Graffiti in the walls of Valparaiso, Chile, Sankara and Sandeep were quick to note the presence of excess wires in the photo.

I’ve few more photos of messy wires in Chile, though this was spotted only in and around port area. The Vina Del Mar and other upmarket areas were pretty neat.

Below one was near the main square near Valparaiso port
loose-cables-in-valparaiso-port area
Below one was noticed while getting down from a hilltop near the port
hanging-cables-2-chile
Below was a building near the port…
Wall art-valparaiso
Wires blocking the view of port from hilltop
wires-on-hilltop
Messy wires in front of a white building, which I’m told is naval headquarters
wires-in-font-of-naval-headquarters
Below two photos do not really support above post, but sharing them as they have telephone or electric cables in them…
cables-valparaiso hill-top-view
Also note that I’ve updated petrol prices in Chile post with  fuel costs in Valparaiso

14 comments :

sheril benedict said...

Ah ah a great post !! a suitable title too !! and thx for the comment mate !when u said spider man, my mind struck out with TinTin check out the most awaited movie TinTin trailer in the following link

http://www.travelnlife.com/2011/07/the-adventures-of-tintin-the-secret-of-the-unicorn/

Deguide said...

i believe that spiderman can work in Mumbai since all electric cables are underground...good observation

Rajesh said...

Great shots. Our place is better.

Indrani said...

Cables! We need them!

Arti said...

Messy and cluttered, this is!

sandeep said...

hi hi hi :) i hope he'll still manage to move around the cables ... thats y he is spiderman isnt it?

i am reminded of a picture which looks quite similar to ur 1st pic, with a caption saying 'solve kirchoff's current law in this' :)

Sairam said...

wow! Chile is just like us! The wires, the garish colored buildings!

Mohan said...

We have some more common things :)

Trails of a Traveler said...

Why can't Spiderman work? He does not have to depend entirely on his web after all. There are alternatives for him..

Ram

Farila said...

I think Tarzan would do fine there.. LOL

Soham Roy said...

Great one .... Time has passed. The American obesity curse has hit the mighty superhero bandwagon. Spider-Man looks fat and sweaty. His wonder web is almost exhausted. He has been reduced to a mere overweight man in a weird spider costume. The country is in the midst of economic slowdown. Hence people are terribly low on cash. Hence there’s not much to rob or snatch. With a sharp fall in crime rate, the classical Spider man is seriously out of business. America has disowned him. Incidentally, our dear old Barrack Obama has emerged as the new American Super-Hero. He has vowed to stop job outsourcing, a feat Spider man never could have achieved......
http://www.thetechallies.com/content/what-if-series

Richa said...

It seriously is a funny thing to note and take pictures of whilst on a trip! Very blogworthy though! What I would like to add also is, the glut of wires infiltrating our homes through multiple laptops, phones, ipads, kindles, games, tvs, and a multitude of electronic gadgets will make our homes into one big web someday!

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Thanks all for your comments.. couldn't reply earlier.. Please be warned that whole of Chile is not like this. Only few parts of old town Valparaiso is like this.

Sheril: Will check the TinTin trailer, thanks

Umesh sir: hopefully so

Rajesh: Thanks

Indrani: what for?

Arti: yes

Sandeep: Point

Shrinidhi Hande said...

Sandeep: he'll have to fly very high to avoid these cables

Sriram: Only some areas in Chile

Mohan: Yes

Ram: Yes, if he has a proximity sensor to detect wires on his path

Farila: Yes

Soham Roy: Ok

Richa: Agree