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Brown pelican

In typical roosting pose
From the middle of the earth to the middle of the fight

August 27th 2017
Traveling exigencies being what they were, we were up at an ungodly hour to get our bags out for placement on our small bus, and to get breakfast and a cup of coffee before a very early departure back to Quito, by way of the Middle of the Earth or nearby. In 1736 the very first major international scientific expedition was launched by the French and Spanish to measure the roundness of the earth ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Galápagos

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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