Quito July 30th 2011 Emma here!
When we went to Quito, mommy and I went to many churches while Dad and the rest hung out at the hotel. The churches were all very beautiful and detailed and were located in market squares. Also in the markets we saw a number of marches which were quite spectacular because it was Ecuadorian Independence day. We also saw a wedding take place where the police were all waiting outside ... 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