After an unsuccessful hunt for the huge red Quito sign we headed to old town. We climbed the stairs in the huge basilica to lookout over the stone church and pretty stained glass windows. Another flight of stairs higher we walked across a rickety bridge above the church to very steep steps to a lookout over Quito. Around the corner were two more ladder-style flights to climb without much underneath! Holding on extremely tight with shaking hands we somehow made it...
South America Adventures
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In the afternoon we bid goodbye to Colombia (a weird feeling after 3 weeks there) and flew with Tame to Quito, Ecuador. Somehow we managed to get upgraded to premium economy with a row to ourselves on the airplane :). The views flying into Quito were stunning, seeing the surrounding mountains poking out from the clouds and a colourful sunset over the hills coming into a turbulent landing. We had a quick stopover at a place near the airport, unfortunately not gett...