Earthquake in Ecuador! November 29th 2011 After our adventure leaving Peru, things returned to normal. As is our wont, we boarded a bus for the next leg of our travels. This particular bus was going to Guayaquil which happened to be where we wanted to go. Your correspondent was quite happy about this, but Ecuadorian buses are not to the same standard as Peruvian buses – a boneshaker would be an appropriate description.
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South America » Ecuador » West » Puerto López 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