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Cotopaxi

us at the Refugio Jose Rivas at 4810m
The Equator, Tarantulas and the mighty Cotopaxi

May 27th 2012
Day 227 Friday 25th May We have booked a tour with the guide who showed us the hostel we are staying in (Yasadventure in Joaquin Pinto E7-68) so we were ready and on the road by 8.30am to go to the Equator Line. Our first stop was the extinct Pululahua Volcano which has a crater 400m deep and 5km across which is now used for agriculture. This is a spectacular sight with the fe ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Quito

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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