Tag Archives: Quito
- March 19, 2010
- Quito’s Bus System– also tagged Bus, Ecovia, Ecuador, Metrobus, Ofelia, Quitumbre, Transportation, Trolebus
At first glance, the bus system of Quito may seem intimidating and confusing. Or at least, for someone who has never lived in a city nor taken a city bus, it was. As myself and a few of my friends took a lot of time to figure out the bus system, I would like to give some explanation.
- March 9, 2010
- 10 Nuances of Living in Quito– also tagged almuerzo, altitude, clothing, Ecuador
I have been abroad in Quito, Ecuador for just over 2 months now and have put together a comprehensive list of occurrences that are definitely different here. These are general differences between Quito and the United States; ones that anyone from someone looking to move here or a tourist may be interested in, especially women.
- February 8, 2010
- University of San Francisco, Quito– also tagged Ecuador, University of San Francisco in Quito
Sometimes it’s easy to forget while studying abroad that I am also here to go to school. Although I like to think of Quito as a vacation, I am also getting some college credit out of being here, so I would like to spend some time discussing the University of San Francisco in Quito.
- January 16, 2010
- Colonial Quito– also tagged Ciudad Vieja, Ecuador, Plaza Grande, Plazas
The old section of Quito is full of people doing so many different things. There are people cooking food in the streets and others selling it. Boys asking to shine your shoes, other tourists meandering about, and the occasional performer.