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Easter Girls  

Easter Girls

From Quito to Baños to Cuenca

April 15th 2009
Sunday 12.04.09 Easter Sunday and it{s like a ghost town in Mariscal (new part of Quito) - all shops and businesses are closed. 'Got a taxi to the Plaza de Torres to buy a ticket for the bull fight later, and went on to Plaza Independence - lots of people here. Just off the square there was a cultural event starting - an Andean music group were playing some traditional music, using a variety of ... read more
South America » Ecuador » South » Cuenca

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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