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Otavalo Market

May 12th 2007
Otavalo is a small town situated around two hours outside of Quito, the journey if the roads were straight would probably take less then half that time but it does afford some amazing views of the deep valleys that penetrate into the landscape as you wind your way along. Otavalo is most famous for its indigenous market and is called the Plaza de Ponchos where you will find jewellery, embroidery ... read more
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Ecuadorian Flag The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
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