Grand Hotel Quito
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... where the indigenous people had originally said it was!
We also went to visit the “real” equator too. It was a bit more touristy there, you pay to have a tour around and learn some history about the indigenous people and how they live… also how they made shrunken heads! After all that we were taken to the equator to perform some experiments like walking along the line with our ...
... I was impressed with the amount of Spanish I understood, though I didn`t understand the whole thing. After the speech, he sent us off round the pond with guides and torches to point out the frogs in the midst of the foliage. The frogs were tiny and green. After this, we walked around the rest of the area and the guides pointed out other insects and plants including a frog-eating-spider (shudder!). We saw a log covered with glow in the dark bacteria also which ...
... making driving in the city very slow. In consequence the ring roads get very busy at the rush hours with drivers trying to avoid the city centre.
We went into a Jesuit Church, La Compania de Jesus, was decorated throughout with gold leave whereas the Bascilica was just very high stone walls with stained glass windows at high level. Again there were churches ever two blocks and although everybody is catholic only 20 - 30% attend church regularly.
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