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Around Quito

July... the rain is back! The Trolebus service was affected between El Ejido and La "Y." Better than the fires in Arizona and New Mexico. Eight buses came to the rescue as did the Fire Department to pick up and take care of the passengers on the Trolebus.

A Costa Rica newspaper reports that the US is paying several organizations to destabilize Ecuador in their fight against Rafael Correa. Now why do you think they'd want to do that?

Employment numbers have increased 1.2% from last year. Two percent more of the poor have work. The sectors where employment came up are transportation, commerce, manufacturing and fixed activities.

Eight women made history in the National Police of Ecuador with promotions to coronel.

Tourism in Ecuador

There is so much to see and do in Ecuador - Quito, the rainforest, volcanoes, beaches, the Galapagos, waterfalls. Take your pick and go for it.

Ecuador's 4th of July

The weekend closest to the 10th of August, Ecuador's Independence Day, will offer its usual good food and music - always music - in the squares and all around town.

Fireworks are utilized in the colonial area for every event - even for its before dawn processions... and probably surprise parades.

Tour Guide

Angel, of Quinde Adventures leads an adventurous life guiding tours.

To join his adventures or have him map out your dream ones, contact him now to give him your dates and find out his rates.