Ridin' 13 deep in the back of a pick-up... June 24th 2007 Hi Everyone! Thanks so much for all of the comments and notes. It's so great to read them!!
Well, we decided it was time to leave Banos, only there was one problem. Part of the road around the mountain collapsed from all of the rain and there was no transportation in or out of the city. We headed to the bus terminal anyway...hopeful that we were misinformed. Unfortunately, what we were to ... read more
South America » Ecuador » West » Puerto López 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