So last night I arrived on Quito just before nightfall and rushed off to eat before it got dark but didn't get to do anything else. Today I had a lovely breakfast in the hostal and then set off to explore. I left my phone behind in case of theft but then forgot my camera as well! So alas, no photos of Quito aside from the pic here which is just of the entrance to my hostal. I decided I wanted to go to the botanical gardens and the best way of getting there wa...
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Arriving in Quito was WAY less stressful than arriving in Santiago probably only because I'd done it in Santiago already. I decided I needed to be better prepared for the taxi situation (with my spanish mostly) and also not to rush! So once I got out of customs I calmly took a seat and busied myself with my gear while I looked around and figured out a plan, that way I didn't get swooped on by taxi people and 'helpful' strangers. Customs was weird, somehow I m...