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.
I arrived in Quito flying from Barcelona via Madrid and collapse in the first hotel I can find, exhausted. The next day walking around Quito I am surprised at how clean the city is as a whole. It is a lot ...
Posted in Misión Española by wotzisname
So nun bin ich also in Ecuador gelandet genauer gesagt in der Altstadt von Quito in 2850 m hoehe und 20 km suedlich vom Aequator entfernt, umgeben von riesiegen Bergen und schoener Landschaft.... ...
Posted in trail of impressions by kruemelchen
Friday 25th October 1985 Explored town with the likely lads. Alan has a good collection of bank notes. He gets them plasticised. It is chilly at night, and the hills or the caffeine gives me palpitations. Quito sits in a valley between the two main Andean ranges, so the scenery is good. ...
Posted in around the world in 1985 by 1985 trip