Hacienda Verde - Middle of the World

Hacienda Verde is at zero latitude, crossed by the equator: the equidistant line from the Southern and Northern Poles.

This makes the farm a special place from different points of view:

We offer experiences about the phenomena of being in the center of the world. This includes:

Solar clock

At zero latitude we can observe the position of the sun respective to the Earth and obtain by the shadow of the sun the time of the day and the seasons.

When the sun crosses hemispheres, we are in equinox (March 21st and September 23th), there is no shadow at noon.

Stargazing

Only from the Equator has the visual capacity to observe all the stars and constellations of the sky.