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Volcano Cayambe  

Volcano Cayambe

Cayambe

August 10th 2008
Cayambe is located on the Panamerican highway and is famous for its Volcano Cayambe, cheese bizcochos ( buttery biscuits that are lovely), famous fiestas and Ecuador´s flower industry. We visited a few of Mety´s flower plantations which was fascinating. Flowers including roses are Ecuadors 4th biggest exports and it was interesting to see how the plants are cultivated and packaged for export. ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Cayambe

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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