Adventures on the Equator June 26th 2010 The trip to Quito from Cuenca was uneventful but it was a treat to have a flight instead of a 10 hour bus ride. I was given the advice to sit on the right side of the plane to get a better view of the volcanoes on the way. It really was a beautiful view and I saw no less than 5 volcanoes including the famous Cotopaxi that I was able to get some fabulous close up photos of from my window. The Quito ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Quito 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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You can find my Chile and Argentina blogs under "South American Adventures" and my other SA adventures in Peru and Ecuador in "South America 2.0"!
Also, please enjoy my past blogs in the "European Adventures" group! My year in Germany is still one of my favorite life experiences, and I treasure those memories.
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