EV07MB Comfort Galapagos

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EV07MB Comfort Galapagos

Postby assoignon » Tue Sep 18, 2012 9:07 pm

I just booked the 7 day G4 East Islands trip. This is my 3rd trip with G, so I have great expectations.
How warm will it be at the end of November and what is essential to know before I go?
Also, I will have a couple of days in Quito before the trip starts. Any must see there?
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Re: EV07MB Comfort Galapagos

Postby tletter » Wed Sep 19, 2012 12:17 am

assoignon wrote:Also, I will have a couple of days in Quito before the trip starts. Any must see there?

We visited Quito before our trip to the Galápagos Islands and some suggestions are:

1. Go up the TeleferiQo which starts at 9,680 ft and reaches 13,284 ft in a matter of 8 to 10 minutes. During the ascent one gets interesting views of Quito and on top on a clear day one is supposed to be able to see the surrounding volcanoes in the distance, including Cotopaxi.

2. See the changing of the guard in the Plaza Grande during a visit to Old (Colonial) Quito.

3. Visit the Intiñan Solar Museum on the equator.

4. Visit the Otavalo Market (Saturday is when the market is at its biggest).
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Re: EV07MB Comfort Galapagos

Postby markmol » Wed Sep 19, 2012 3:45 am

Also the Church of the Society of Jesus in the old part of Quito not far from the changing of the guard.
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