Back to Quito January 2nd 2007 Pichincha
Arriving back in Quito to take more Spanish lessons me and Sheir had the opportunity to climb Pichincha Mountain. You take a cable car half way up and then walk the rest of the way and it affords some excellent views of Quito and its interesting landscape which happens to be dominated by threatening volcanoes all around.
It takes about and hour or so to make it to the top and as we did ... 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
Began 2004 in Asia travelling for 14 months through 10 different countries and then spent eight months in Ecuador in 2007 but have now returned to the rock that is Jersey in the UK and the days of backpacking are long gone (maybe) and its just the old fashioned holiday, watch this space.......
Take Care and all the best!
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