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This is Ecuador

We have been really impressed with the people of Ecuador. They seem to be family oriented, happy and proud of their country. In 7 weeks we have not seen anger, hostility or sensed that we were in danger (not just from this dear old lady!). Many many people try to sell various items in the streets but never get pushy..
Cuenca, Ecuador

February 24th 2019
Our final stop in Ecuador. We were joined by fellow travellers and friends Marg and Ted for a week in the very charming small city of Cuenca. It was a pleasant change from the hustle of Quito. We walked everywhere we wanted to go and now seem to be acclimatized to the altitude. Cuenca has lots of ex-pats. 10 000 former US residents and plenty of Canadians. Those we met seem very happy here w ... read more
South America » Ecuador » South » Cuenca

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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