The Colours of Cuenca November 7th 2011 I arrived in the city of Cuenca, my first stop in Ecuador in the late evening with my two English friends Lindsay and Julia. Little did we know that we had arrived in Cuenca during the last evening of the fiesta celebrations the cities independence.
The last night of the fiesta meant the final excuse for the youthful population to celebrate with crazy parties and we struggled our way through t ... read more
South America » Ecuador » South » Cuenca 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