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Quito

By ChazB      
I had to post a shot of Ecuador, given the terrible scenes that we have seen on the news this week after the earthquake. This is San Francisco Square in the capital city, Quito, taken at sunset last August. We stayed in Casa Gangotena which has a terrace overlooking the square that provides a splendid view of the city. Before we arrived I was already planning to capture this view!

The memories I have from Ecuador were wonderful. Everyone was so welcoming, hospitable and had a great sense of spirit for life and their beautiful country. I really do feel sad for the people that have been affected and the country as a whole. Thankfully the main tourist areas of Quito, the Andes and the Galápagos were not affected and I would encourage anyone to go to this amazing country. Hopefully the recovery from the disaster won't take too long.

Thanks for looking.

Charlotte

Tags: Sunset City Church Quito San francisco Ecuador Landscape and travel

Voters: bobpaige1, wrighty76, ddolfelin and 10 more


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ddolfelin Plus
8 103 3 Wales
21 Apr 2016 9:19PM
Great picture and I agree with your lovely words.

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Jasper87 Plus
10 2.5k 158 England
21 Apr 2016 9:20PM
Wonderful vista, Charlotte.

Dave
CanonAndy22 8 6 1 United Kingdom
22 Apr 2016 5:49PM
Kind words indeed Charlotte in the face of such tragedy.

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