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Lava flows

Galivanting in the Galapagos

July 2nd 2007
Well I'm back now from the Galapagos. Of course I had a nice time and saw lots of amazing animals, birds and fish at close quarters. Its true what they say that the animals here really aren't afraid of humans. The scenery too was very spectacular and very desolate since all the islands are made entirely from volcanic activity. Huge lava flows and strange cactus trees grimly hanging on were the ord ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Quito

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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