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]
Date: February 16th 2008
This will be our last blog entry from Ecuador. Sad, but true. But, not actually that sad. As you all know, we were to be in Ecuador for 10 weeks. It has been just over 5, nearly 6 by now. And it will end that way. We will not make it to 10 weeks. Not even to 7.
Our PredicamentYou see, yesterday, upon returning from our excellent Galapagos trip, I found that my brother ... read more