Best. Crossing. Ever! – Santiago, Chile

I’ve seen a lot of pedestrian crossings over the years. From the Walk, Don’t Walk of the United States, the Belisha beacons of the UK and the Ampelmännchen of former Eastern Germany.

But only one has ever made me LOL, as they say.

Plaza de Armas

Plaza de Armas

I don’t know if this type of crossing occurs elsewhere in Chile. I only saw it in Santiago’s main square, the Plaza de Armas.

Wait for it...

Wait for it…

Go really fast. Now!

Go really fast. Now!

Unfortunately, still images really don’t do it justice. So make sure to check out the video below. (The real fun starts with about 9 seconds to go.)

This post was inspired by this week’s photo challenges of Automatic from Jennifer’s One Word Photo Challenge, Now from Jen H. of The Daily Post, Cee’s Odd Ball Photo Challenge and Jo’s Monday Walk.

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23 Responses to Best. Crossing. Ever! – Santiago, Chile

  1. restlessjo says:

    Jo’s Monday gallop, Jaspa? 🙂 🙂 Thanks for dragging me along! And best wishes for 2016 🙂

  2. This is great! Love it.

  3. Cee Neuner says:

    Those lights are perfect for odd ball. Thanks so much for playing.

  4. realshady007 says:

    woah……This is awesome…..I’m amazed…….

  5. mukul chand says:

    Great Post. Happy New Year 2016

  6. iMagll says:

    Nice! Love the video!

  7. arwen1968 says:

    Nice to see the video – reminded me of some nice holidays in Spain. They’ve got similar traffic lights there for pedestrians in some places (Sevilla if I remember correctly). Unfortunately it never occurred to me to take a picture, let alone a video when I was there! 🙂

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  10. Graham Lawrence says:

    Lovely, thanks for the video, So cute that the green man accelerates as the countdown progresses!

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