Quito - in particular Galapagos February 12th 2008 Equador
Quito - again, flight first. Coming out of Panama I just about had a body cavity search at the boarding gate because someone thought my bag smelled when they were crossloading it from my San Jose flight to the Panama flight to Quito. Then the dog came and didn’t find anything so I was free - I must admit, Shappelle Corby did come to mind. Then, landing in Quito you just about touch do ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos 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
Got the travel bug in 2002 and have had to take 12 months off work to try and get my ever increasing list of places to visit down.
Well that obviously didn't work - you just see more places and the list grows rather than shrinks!... full info