San Vicente de Paul Orphanage June 29th 2007 Hi guys! We had much better luck leaving Puerto Lopez. We took a bus and then a short flight to a city in Southern Ecuador called Cuenca. We really love this city! It's an old colonial city with beautiful architecture and cobblestone streets with a big river running through it.
Our luck with the weather has been awful! We went to see the remaining Ingapirca structures and it was cold and it dr ... read more
South America » Ecuador » South » Cuenca 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