Machu Pikachu

These corporate sponsorships are getting out of hand.

I would have thought that Machu Picchu was safe, being on all the historical preservation lists. But apparently they are running short on money and had to resort to taking advertising. Nintendo, through their Pokemon brand, stepped up and helped fund the landmark archaeological site.

In return, the government of Peru allowed them to place one billboard next to the ruins. Unfortunately, they did not restrict the size of the billboard:

picture of a giant Pikachu at Machu Picchu

Upon a high and lofty mountain You have made your bed. You also went up there to offer sacrifice.

Isaiah 57:7

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This little article thingy was written by Some Guy sometime around 6:20 pm and has been carefully placed in the Humor category.

2 Responses to “Machu Pikachu”

  1. Stephen Says:

    Now that’s funny.

  2. Some Guy Says:

    Our older two kids are going through their Pokemon phase right now, so Pikachu is mentioned frequently around here.

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