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South America » Ecuador » North » Quito » Historical Center July 7th 2013

A little music, a sunny day, a love of music and dance creates this wonderful scene in Old Town Quito. Enjoy! Well Damn! I had hoped to put this wonderful short video we took today as we walked through the city but is having some technical problems. We will post it on Mike's Facebook page. Just go to facebook and search his name.... read more

South America » Ecuador » North » Quito July 6th 2013

After 4 days in Quito we think we are almost acclimated to the altitude. Quito is 9300 feet elevation and we are about 1000 feet above the city in New Town (that's vs Old Town). Our 300 meter walk from our apartment to where we begin the 4 K trek into City Center is about a 9% grade slipping to 6% about 2/3 of the way up. A great way to work of breakfast. We have posted 2 photos of Kate making a return trip from the apartment after forgetting our water. Yesterday we headed out on our first tourist walk. After about an hour of up and down hills with significant grades we entered the Historic district. Mike was amazed that the central square was almost a copy of the one he visited last year ... read more
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The Arch at Roquefuerte
Exquisite Archetecture

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