Presidential Palace in Quito
We got here too late to take a tour but it looked interesting. We walked into the entrance area and read some of the history.
Cuenca - Unesco heritage for its architecture - colonial and modern. Specially colonial is indeed beautiful!
Año Viejo (31st. of december)
The people wear costumes and dance on the streets. There are big dolls called "Años viejos".
At 12h00pm ecuadorians burn this dolls. This dolls have fireworks inside.Related to:
- Museum Visits
Stroll around the old parts of Quito and se the colonial buildings. Sundays is perfect since then the traffic is not allowed in the old town.Related to:
- Historical Travel
S hydrater c est important
En voyageant dans ces coins sud americains, vous deviendrez pro de la COCO VERDE, un delice, servie glace.
Par contre pas touche a la nenette, c est mon caramel a moi na!
is likely to be the prettiest town of Ecuador with nice colonial architecture. Altough it has more than 200.000 inhabitants it has a very relaxed atmosphere and some good museums.Related to:
It is a good half day trip to the Equator monument where you can take picture of 0 00' 00" and E, W, N and S.
top of the andes
a view of chimborazo top of the andes. definitely worth a trip, what a drive up and down. absolutely spectacular views
Do not ask me why we stopped in this sleepy town in one of the valleys that surround Quito. But it was fun to stroll in its quiet streets and buy some unedible marzipan.
Latacunga is a must see for the lovely town itself, the Andes around and of course its famouse market.
For more information on Latacunga, you can see my Latacunga's page.
Mompiche : The sunset - Le coucher de soleil
Worth it everywhere but... OK, I already said it !
Ca vaut le coup partout, mais... bon, OK, je l'ai deja dit...Related to:
Mompiche : The sunshine - Le lever de soleil
Worth it everywhere, but here more than anywhere else...
Ca vaut le coup partout, mais plus que jamais ici...Related to:
The Andean Range - Les Andes
You HAVE to watch the landscapes especially offered to you by the Andean Range...
Il FAUT que vous profitiez des paysages andins, specialement concoctes pour vous...Related to:
Photograph Manakins in the Rainforest
Manakins are very wonderful birds of the rainforest. While at La Selva in the Ecuadorian Amazon I was able to photograph eleven species in one day.Related to:
- Jungle and Rain Forest
Visiting food markets
Enjoy the delicious smells, the vivid colours, the lively trade and the food itself of course. And an ideal place to take remarkable photos at times.Related to:
- Hiking and Walking
Traveled thur Quito on a Eco Tourism trip. The Marriott was unforgetable. Beautiful hotel in every...more
This place has character! All the rooms are centered around an enclosed courtyard that also serves...more
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