Quito is the capital of Ecuador and one the most interesting city in South America. At about 2850 meters above the sea level, it has a wonderful spring like climate. However do not forget your hat, the sun is fierce.
Quito is a two side's city. The old city, built by the conquistadors, appears like a piece of art of colonial architecture. The new city around Amazonas Street, is the most dynamic part of Quito. The broad and ventilated streets, the modern buildings, the green parks confer on this district a Western atmosphere. Quito is surrounded by nine volcanoes, one of which, Pichincha, recently begun to shower the capital with ash. The last time Pichincha erupted was in 1660. On October, 1999...Read More