Ecuador March 23rd 2008 Finally we arrived in Ecuador and we have spent about a week in Quito. Mainly dossing and we had decided to visit Galapagos and that isn't as easy as it seems. Well, when you want to go on a cruise that is. After a failed attempt we sorted out our boat and we were really looking fwd to that trip. More about Galapagos in a seperate blog though.
Quito is a nice place to hang out a few days and there ... read more
South America » Ecuador 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