Quito, Ecuador, and the search for a trip to Galapagos! November 29th 2011 Please note that we didn’t actually take any pictures in Quito, and therefore we have again added some of the photos that we rather like, and that didn’t make it into previous blogs…
It was difficult to tear ourselves away from Colombia after the amazing 5 weeks or so that we were there, but it was finally time for new surroundings, and therefore a new country. Hola Ecuador!
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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
Welcome to our blog. Having completed a 9 month trip to the US, Australia and SE Asia in 2005, we were truly bitten by the travel bug.
So, around 5 years later when the time seemed right and we finally had enough funds in the bank, we were off again, this time on a years journey to Central America, South America, Fiji, New Zealand and Australia.
Heading back to the UK after this amazing trip and saving once more for just under a year, we were off again in search another journey, this time taking us to Sri Lanka, India and Nepal.
Unfortunately, our blog only covers our second and t... full info