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Doing the Volcano Crawl: Getting High in Ecuador

Anne Z. Cooke | Posted 07.21.2014 | Travel
Anne Z. Cooke

I'm embarrassed to admit it: I know more about the medieval history of England and France than I know about South America. Shameful, I know. These ...

Five Essential Sights in Historic Quito, Ecuador

Dan Shapiro | Posted 11.20.2011 | Travel
Dan Shapiro

Quito was eventually named Ecuador's capital after the country declared its independence in 1830 and the city's Historic Center, which features endless streets of 16th century Colonial and Baroque Spanish architecture, remains intact.