Quito is the capital city of Ecuador. It is high up (2,800 metres) in the Andes mountains and the altitude may take some getting used to. The city hosts many wonderful sights including an amazing colonial centre built by the Spanish during colonial times.
From the Quito Travel Guide
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the owner, Paulina, is very nice and helpful. The apartment is in a good loction for tourists, within walking distance to the main tourist area and close to the historic centre of Quito. A Trole stop and a taxi stand are in front of the building. The apartment is very clean, small, suitable for one or two persons. ... more
Today, we took a tour of Quito. We walked around the main square and had lunch at a local restaurant in town. We visited the cathedral and a couple other churches as well as an old monastery. DSC_3979 DSC_3982 DSC_3996 DSC_3999 DSC_4016 ...
Posted in Our World Trip by Walker Family
Twee nachten voor vertrek naar de Galapagos eilanden zijn we aangekomen in de hoofdstad van Ecuador, Quito. Hiervandaan hebben we de grootste indianenmarkt van Zuid-Amerika bezocht. Iedere zaterdag wordt deze markt gehouden in het plaatsje Otavalo, zo’n 200 kilometer ten noorden van Quito. Het is een ...
Posted in Dromen van Midden- en Zuid-Amerika by sjoque