Quito, El Mitad del Mundo October 1st 2007 Travelling to Quito with an electrical student as a seat mate required only two hours. Being in the aisle seat, on a public bus that was totally full, I had no opportunity to take shots of the countryside.
Driving into the city involved going thru numerous tunnels up steep streets and down steep inclines thru another tunnel. Overhead walkways, stairs going up between houses and the houses them ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Mitad del Mundo 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
After a very busy, expensive and totally enjoyable four months of travelling here and there in Europe and Ontario I am ready for another academic year at Laurentian University in Sudbury. Anthropology and Spanish once again will occupy the brain. Next trip ...one week ....St. Vincent and the Grenadines in Feb. 2013.
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