Mindo September 9th 2009 Ahhh...beautiful Mindo....2 hours north of Quito.....
* a small town of 2000 - we arrived to a religious festival celebrating their patron saint San Vincente, which included races for kids climbing slippery lamp posts and a strongman competition in the middle of street!
* fantastic tour company called Birds of Paradise who made us feel right at home
* our cabana/hostel was in ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Mindo 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