Quito and Galapagos Islands November 5th 2010 This is the only ninth day and it feels like we've crammed in a lifetime of experiences already. This is the first chance we've had to sit down and think about the blog.
Firstly, this is a diary for us so may have more detail than anyone else is interested in. Please feel free to skim or just look at the photos.
Sat 30 to Sun 31 Oct - Quito, Ecuador
Arrived in Quito after a 20 ho ... 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