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Our first glimpse at the beautiful panoramic views of the city.  
   

Our first glimpse at the beautiful panoramic views of the city.

You stay here, take my pocket knife, use it if you have to, I am going to the summit!

May 27th 2012
For our first desayuno (breakfast) we ventured into New Quito, and ate in a small cafe. Our meal consisted of cafe con leche, huevos (coffee and eggs) and a slab of dark chocolate made from Ecuador's finest cocoa beans. It was the perfect breakfast. Shortly after breakfast, but not before stopping at a local panaderia/pasteleria (bread or pastry shop) and indulging in a fine powered pastry and ... 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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