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.
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Friendly staff, though not always available when I had questions. The price was very good, I had a personal room and bathroom. It was in a safe area and I was happy with everything in this hostel. :) ... more
The Auberge is midway between new town and old town quito. A full breakfast was available for $3.50, which we enjoyed every morning of our eight day stay. An evening meal was also available on site at a reasonale price on all days except the weekend. We tried several items on the menu and enjoyed all of them. ... more
Hi what is there to see in quito? is it worth travelling down the west coast..... ...
I wouldn't miss Baños (Tungurahua), Cuenca and the Quilotoa circuit; many tourists like Otovalo, which I found much too touristy. Mitad del mundo (very near Quito) is quaint, but also nice. Vilcabamba reportedly is also very beautiful, but I haven't been there myself. Plus, I heard good stories about ...
Quito - Ecuador
Quito possesses the biggest historical center of Latin America keeps an enormous cultural ...
Thursday was a travel day for us. We got up at 6:30 am to go to the Cuzco airport and then hung out for 3 hours at the Lima airport, before our flight to Quito, Equador. So far not to impressed with Equidor. The flight was a litle bit of a roller coaster due to a big storm and then there was so much ...
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