Travel Blogs from Quito and Otavalo, Ecuador

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Puffing up Cotopaxi, shopping mad in Otavalo, Quito and Otavalo, Ecuador travel blog

Puffing up Cotopaxi, shopping mad in Otavalo

A travel blog entry by idarich

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... Otavalo took us down a dramatic escarpment and along gorges through landscapes that were surprisingly arid. As we neared Otavalo, it became greener and the hillsides were dotted with hot-houses for cultivating flowers. We arrived in Otavalo in the late ...

Quito...the start of South America, Quito, Otavalo and Mitad del Mundo, Ecuador travel blog

Quito...the start of South America

A travel blog entry by simona


... tried the old stretching out of arm trick. Saturday was by far the best day. Two more Jaycees, Danny and Santi, took us to the market town of Otavalo. It was great fun pottering around the stalls practicing our spanish. It is so impressive that ...

Otavalo, Ecuador, San Christobal, Otavalo and Quito, Ecuador travel blog

Otavalo, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by latintraveller

... north to what was expected to be a challenging visit to Quito. Everybody we met on the trip had warned of the dangers of Quito and without exception they were either robbed or mugged or both. We arrived at the bs station, reputedly the most at risk spot ...

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