Best pictures of Quito Ecuador

In december 2014 we spent 5 days in Quito, Ecuador, before we flew to the Galapagos islands. It was my first time in Ecuador, so I had to make some pictures of the totally different lifestyle. These are the best pictures of Quito Ecuador.

elderly couple in Quito

elderly couple in Quito

Many people spend their time on public squares. Some sleep, others read while many enjoy their time. No one seems to be too busy for a chat.

inhabitants of Quito

all women carry their babies like that

If in the morning or at night women sell food and other things on the street. Often they take their babies with them. They sleep on their back, wrapped in a piece of fabric.

 

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historic town in Quito

Everybody loves dresses.

I have no clue what they did, but they had a great time to dress up.

shoe cleaner in Quito

Modern world meets ancient

On every corner one can find shoeshine boys who are eager to brush the dust off. The difference between someone writing emails on his blackberry and the shoeshine boy who uses the same material like 100 years ago is amazing.

church in Quito

Churches everywhere

 

small streets in Quito

Narrow streets in the historic center

 

famous church in Quito

Outside grey, it’s inside made of gold. Understatement?

 

party bus in Quito

Chivas are the party busses in Quito

If you hear loud music and people singing you can be sure there’s a Chiva coming around the corner. It’s a famous tourist attraction to ride on a Chiva, drink and dance.

 

 

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