In National Geographic Traveler’s "Photo Contest 2014”, a photo taken in Ecuador won the "Merit Prize Winner". The picture titled End of the World captures the instants when Tungurahua volcano begins its eruption process, and has as subject a person in the incredible “swing at the end of the world”, at the Tree House in Baños.

Baños is located 178 kilometers from Quito, in the province of Tungurahua, just 42.6 km from its capital city, Ambato.

Sean Hacker Teper is the photographer of this spectacular picture, taken on February 1st, 2014. He shared that a couple of minutes after taking the picture they had to evacuate the area due to an ash cloud that was closing in. Ver foto en National Geographic.

 

See photo in National Geographic.

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