We´re going to the zoo! March 4th 2007 Well, we have a free day today before we have to start running round the Embassy tomorrow. The plan to go to Mindo fell through as some had to be at the airport to meet Georgia and Ben, the last two GAPpers who weren´t doing the Spanish course. We decided instead to go to Quito zoo which, just to confuse us is not in Quito but is situated Guallybamba, about an hours drive away.
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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