They’re changing guards at…

I came back to Quito to spend a few days catching up on stuff and doing the last tourist bits before leaving Quito for good and heading south.

Here are some views from the plane

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I don’t think I’ve ever been to see them changing guards at Buckingham Palace, but I’ve now seen the Plaza Grande version, which happens every Monday at 11am. It’s a popular event, and I think they were singing the national anthem.

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The force for show, and the force for real!

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El Presidente

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The view from the Secret Garden terrace

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The view from Vista Hermosa

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Cuy! (aka guinea pig)

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The contemporary art museum, with the exhibition mas es mas (More is More)

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Loved the wittiness of this piece! Los penitentes, by Graciela Guerrero

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This was inside the spheres, magnified pattern of tiny pins (Catalina Carrasco)

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Loved this! by Fernando Falconí

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Complacencias y Malquerencias by María Pérez.

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This exhibition was the work of Pablo Cardoso. They all look like photos but they’re paintings. This is all of the same place at 6am on 30 different days, and the second picture is a similar concept. He painted them to look blurred because he wasn’t actually there to take the pictures himself.

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Kicker Rock!
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This is a road pictured from Google Earth (right) and along the road at ground level.

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Thunderstorm!

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2 comments on “They’re changing guards at…
  1. Rach says:

    Did you actually eat the Cuy?!?!?

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