Volcanic Retreat November 22nd 2010 We took a taxi to the Secret Garden Hostel in Quito for our transfer to their partner hostel at Cotopaxi. This place was really cool, with an open air roof terrace that had fantastic views all over the city. However, it was more expensive than the hostel we had stayed in, and breakfast wasn't even included. It seemed like every traveller and his brother was staying there though. The manager of ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Centre » Cotopaxi 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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