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Peru to Ecuador

April 11th 2012
Nine days at sea was to be followed by three days in Peru. Some people were doing extended tours to Machu Picchu or Galapagos but we were staying put. The ship docked in a suburb of the capital Lima call Callao. We had repeated warnings about the dangers of mugging and thieving but that applied more to Callao though the resort of Miraflores was where the ship was recommending everyone went to, t ... read more
South America » Ecuador

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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