Flag Day February 27th 2007 Another day at school and we were up and out on time having just got used to morning lessons starting at 8.30am. Got to school to find we were going straight back out again (they could have told us and saved us walking up to the fourth floor). It is some celebration in Ecuador today which seems to translate as ´Flag Day´. As far as I could tell with my limited Spanish it´s something to do with ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Quito 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
Currently trying to cram all the travelling I can in between uni terms after a rather serious bite from the travel bug.
My South American travels begin here
Part two of South America here
Return visit to Ecuador 2009
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