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A Travel Blog by siege1181
... 27-days in Ecuador with two planned summit attempts of Cotopaxi and Chimborazo, a pair of awesome hikes at Quilotoa and Rucu Pichincha, river rafting on Rio Napo (headwaters of the Amazon), mountain bike riding in the Andes, Papallacta Hot Springs and ...
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A Travel Blog entry by dvrancken from Pichincha, Pichincha, Ecuador
Today i got up the Rucu Pichincha with the 2 other student and another girl from Germany. We first took a cab to the Teleferiqo, the cable car which goes up the first part to Cruz Loma (4100m). From there we hiked up the Rucu Pichincha (4700m). At the ...
A Travel Blog entry by madelene from Pichincha, Ecuador
Well, today was probably the most challenging day we've had so far! We went for a hike on the Guagua Pichincha volcano which is 4,784m (15,692 ft) high and just a few kilometers from Quito. The last serious eruption was in 1999. A pick-up truck took us ...
A Travel Blog entry by arwen.alander from Guagua Pichincha, Ecuador
Guagua Pichincha er en vulkan rett utenfor Quito som er pa 4794 moh. jeg og noen fra skolen ink. Kjersi, Irlin og EliAnne ble kjortut av Quito og opp en del av veien. veien var sa bratt og darlig at man lettet i bilen av og til. pa et sounkt ble det for ...
A Travel Blog entry by angelwings from Quito, Ecuador
... us and from time of time a group of mountaineers from the USA we guess. AS closer we come up to the top of the Pichincha as less you can see where you have to go and three Spanish people passing us with their mountain sticks. Well prepared for the ...
A Travel Blog entry by bred from Quito, Ecuador
... until the last round, when we asked for more rum. We caught a cab back and that was that--a fun night altogether. Guagua Pichincha: The Unplanned Sequel. I woke up fairly late (9:30 or so) after the late night and caught the tail-end of breakfast on ...
A Travel Blog entry by rickwastaken from Baños, Ecuador
... make an extra 10 cents off of us. Quantifiable Summary Took the Telefériqo in Quito to the entry point to the trail to Pichincha. Regular ticket $4, we paid $7 for express ticket to save 1 hour. Hiked to peak of Pichincha at 4874 meters; it took us ...
A Travel Blog entry by fester_mower from Buenos Aires, Distrito Federal, Argentina
... relevant adjectives as possible. “Mi perro? Es simpático...es grande...es un poco huraño...es blanco y negro, como Pichincha...” but, all the while, all I kept thinking was, “My dog? He is dead.” I kept ...
A Travel Blog entry by schachandra from Quito, Ecuador
... we didn't need a specially trained guide or any equipment. Quito itself is at 2,000+ meters but the summit of Guagua Pichincha (pronounced ¨wa-wa,¨ like a baby crying, because it's the younger, active summit of Pichincha) is 4,807. So even though we ...
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Wilson E5-29 y Juan Leon Mera, Quito, Ecuador
... parks, such as El Ejido, or in a museum such as the Casa de Cultura. Located nearby is the local volcano "Pichincha" which stands 4,696 meters high. Shopping malls, a local crafts market, and various restaurants are located nearby as well.Take a piece of ...Traveler Rating
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This military museum, housing murals and sculptures, is located on the site of the 1822 Battle of Pichincha, in which South American rebels were victorious over Spanish royalists.