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Gary having trouble with gravity.
Mital del Mundo

November 12th 2006
What better place to start in Ecuador that going to the equator. It was fun to try public transport, after a few false starts being mis-dircted to various so-called bus stops. Thank goodness we knew some Spanish ! It´s Sunday and lots of locals at the Mital del Mundo site 15km north of Quito. Standing on the equator with a reminder of Greenwich on the building behind, brought back memories of ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Quito

Ecuadorian Flag 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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