Can’t Find My Stop

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According to this handsome metro map, Uruguay‘s capital city boasts an impressive metro system with 12 underground lines, as well as tram lines and elevated train lines. It would be quite impressive for one of South America’s smallest nations if it was not a total fabrication. In fact, the entire Corporación Metro de Montevideo is entirely bogus. The spurious Montevideo metro system is the brainchild of ad agency director Marco Caltieri. If your Spanish is up to it, you can learn all about his surrealist project at the website or you can vist Frank Jacobs’ fabulous site Strange Maps to get the skinny on this elaborate hoax.

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