Quito July 2nd 2018 Almost ten years that I've dreamt of going to South America, and here we are!
First stop on our 3 month exploration of this diverse sub-continent was Quito in Ecuador.
We based ourselves at the Juana de Arco hostel in the old town. A very nice place to stay however get a room away from the main road as it is noisy almost all of the time.
We took a walk around the old town and saw the main p ... 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