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Amsterdam to Quito


Day 2 - 26th July 2013


Heading South

 
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The room was only as wide as the bed, but the door was wide enough for us to wheel our departures trolley in.

Miche and the hotel's mascot
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The toilet and shower were just tubes in the main open plan room - it sounds odd, but it worked fine. You could also change the lighting and the colour of the walls in the room to any colour you wanted...





Miche outside the hotel...





 


 


Flying over the Andes as we closed in on Quito...





Looking down...





Andean mountains and valleys...


 


5897 metres high and Snow-capped - Cotopaxi in the distance as we descended towards Quito...





Our first views of the city itself were of silhouetted high-rise sentinels on a ridge as we climbed up a green valley to 2800m...




Next day - Day 3 - Hummingbirds

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D1 - Heathrow to Amsterdam D2 - Amsterdam to Quito D3 - Hummingbirds
D4 - Quito City Tour D5 - San Cristobal - Playa Baquerizo D6 - San Cristobal - Laguna el Junco
D7 - San Cristobal - Kicker Rock D8 - Floreana - Iguanas & Turtles D9 - Floreana & Isabella
D10 - Isabella - Trek - Volcan Chico D11 - Isabella - Trek - Sulphur & Sunsets D12 - Isabella - Mud, Mangroves & Tortoises
D13 - Isabella - Wall of Tears D14 - Santa Cruz - Market, CDRS & Tortuga D15 - Bartolome
D16 - Return to Quito D17 - Otavalo, Equator & Parc Condor D18 - Return to the UK