Quito, Ecuador, and the search for a trip to Galapagos! December 12th 2011 Please note that we didn’t actually take any pictures in Quito, and therefore we have again added some of the photos that we rather like, and that didn’t make it into previous blogs…
It was difficult to tear ourselves away from Colombia after the amazing 5 weeks or so that we were there, but it was finally time for new surroundings, and therefore a new country. Hola Ecuador!
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South America » Ecuador » North » Quito 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
Hi and welcome to Donna and Mike's Blog. having completed our 11 month trip round Central / South America, Fiji, NZ and Oz, a 10 month break was enough, and it was time to hit the road again.
This trip includes a month in Sri Lanka, 2 and a half months in India followed by another two and half months in Nepal
We hope to get to know these amazing countries, their people and their culture a little better over the next 6 months, and hope you enjoy all the laughs, rants and banter that know will come with such a trip
Cheers for reading, and if you are visiting any of the places we have... full info