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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There are much cheaper hotels/hostels closer to fun areas like Plaza Foch. This hotel was in a pretty shady looking area. I needed to catch a bus to the northern beaches after checking out, and the front desk directed me to all the wrong places. ... more
good location,quiet clean rooms. restaurant at the 3th floor serves good food but is closing at 21.00hrs. you get also a voucher for discount entrance at several museums in Quito. friendly staff. Have been at Real Audiencia in Oct.08 again and in Feb/March 09. I use also always the pick up service from and to the airport. ... more
Anyone got any advice on using cash cards in Quito. Heard some rumours some banks make double ...
Bogota to Quito
HI pls can someone help me on how long it will take to get to Quito from Bogota by bus or train? Planning on being there in August? Cheers ...
Lima to Quito
Hi there! Has anyone done Lima (Peru) to Quito (Ecuador) either by air or coach? How much, if by coach where did you stop off on the way? And, if you had one vote - Where's the coolest place in Ecuador? ...
Today, we took the Quito gondola up to see a view of the city. We then stopped at an amusement park afterwards! Mom and I rode roller coasters, and it was a lot of fun! ...
Posted in Our World Trip by Walker Family
Quito is the kind of place that takes awhile to appreciate its charms. We had been warned that Quito was a dangerous place and so were wary visiting it. However, it has proven to be very charismatic as long as you use your street sense. Quito is at an altitude of 2800 metres and so takes some ...
Posted in Renee & Jared's Excellent Adventure by ReneeJared
Quito. Alter a great 8 days in the Galápagos we were once again in city land, this time it´s Quito, the capital of Ecuador and its enormous. The city sprawls out over the nearby hills like a plague of concrete. That said Quito turned out to be rather nice. The city is surrounded by Volcanoes and high ...
Posted in 2 Rucksacks, 2 years & 2 Old by malnlinda