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Thankfulness

Cotopaxi

July 12th 2007
In effect, this was the crown jewel of the trip... the objective... the dream. In the month or so leading up to the climb I said to family, friends, and people I met at the hostel that I was going to try to summit Cotopaxi... "try" being the key word. The main problem in climbing Cotopaxi is the altitude (5,897 meters; 19,347 ft) -- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cotopaxi. I did not want to get my h ... read more
South America » Ecuador

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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Tot: 0.309s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 28; qc: 116; dbt: 0.104s; 116; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 2; ; mem: 6.7mb