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Not too close to the edge...

Tungurahua Wakes Up - Maxi Goes to Sleep

December 13th 2011
How can I even begin to describe what it feels like to be living at the foot of an active volcano – Mama Tungurahua woke up once again on Nov 30th. Her name means “Throat of Fire” in Kichwa. My name for her is “Dragon Belch”! She last erupted in April, just before I left for the US. Since the upper slopes now had more than six months of regrowth, this most recent eruption set afire the u ... read more
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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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