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June 7th 2011
¨They don´t believe I seatbelts, here. ¨I´ll never forget those first words as I stepped out of the Mariscal Sucre Airport amidst the bustling hub of people and taxis and failed to find any indication of a seatbelt. Moments later the small car (somehow still driven on the streets since the 80s) with a steering wheel the size similar to that of a small boat swerved through what was barely the ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Quito » Historical Center

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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