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At the summit of Cotopaxi  
   

At the summit of Cotopaxi

Glacier on the equator

June 23rd 2012
Exploding lava bombs may have prevented us from getting to the summit of Sangay, but there are plenty of friendlier volcanos in Ecuador which can be climbed - or at least attempted. We've been quite keen on getting to the top of one of these ever since we drove past Cotopaxi on the Avenida de los Volcanes. Weather, highly unpredictable in the highlands, and acclimation to altitude, esse ... 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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Tot: 0.09s; Tpl: 0.007s; cc: 4; qc: 6; dbt: 0.0061s; 6; m:apollo w:www (50.28.60.10); sld: 3; ; mem: 6.3mb