Kapoors Year 7: Europe/Ecuador/Peru travel blog

We Arrived Early To See The Good Friday Procession, So Took A...

This Looks Like Ecuador's Version Of The Statue Of Liberty

The Monument Is Dedicated To The Partisans Who Made Their First Attempt...

The Government Only Last 24 Days Before Spain Regained Control

We'd Made Several Attempts To See The Inside Of The Cathedral, But...

Behind The Main Altar Is A Plaque Showing Where President Garcia Moreno...

This Painting Of The Last Supper Is Unique Because The Food Is...

We Noticed That The Line Up Was Very Short To Tour The...

There Was Very Tight Security Of Course, But The Building Is Lovely...

It's Worth The Effort Just To See Guayasamin's Spectacular Mural On The...

The Caption Above The Mural Refers To The Slaughter Of 3,000 Natives...

Apparently It Took The Artist Three Years To Complete The Mosaic Tile...

It's Very Easy To Understand The Theme Of The Mural, Even If...

It Depicts Francisco De Orellana's Descent Of The Amazon, To The Atlantic...

The Walls Of The First And Second Floors Are Lined With Works...

Many Of Them Are Modern Abstract Paintings, However These Two Really Caught...

Ecuador Is A Major Exporter Of Roses, And This Bouquet Is A...

We Were Shown The Cabinet Room Where Government Is Conducted

The Chairs Around The Table Are Beautifully-Carved And Over 100 Years Old

Next Stop Was The State Dining Room, With A Table For 60...

There Were Three Large Arrangements On The Table, Ready For An Easter...

A Small Sanctuary Stands At The Plaza End Of The Room, The...

I Was Surprised We Were Able To Step Out Onto The Balcony...

A Few Days Earlier, We Witnessed The Changing Of The Guard And...

We Met This Lovely Young Woman Who Speaks English, She's From Quito...

After Witnessing The Good Friday Procession, We Made Our Way To Parque...

This Observatory Was The First One Built In South America And Is...


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