Pictures from a five months internship in Quito, Ecuador. As a matter of course, I didn’t spent any weekend entirely in Quito and tried to see as much as possible of this beautiful country instead …
Midad del mundo: the equator
View from the mountain station of Quito’s cable car.
Well known Lagune (Quichocha)
Banos, near the jungle.
Two day hike onto Quito’s close-by mountains Rucu and Guaga Pichincha
ditto. The vulcanos Illinizas in the background.
A touristic trip to the bottom of Cotopaxi and a subsequent downhill.
Night at the mountain station of Quito’s cable car for acclimation purposes
Hut between Illiniza Norte and Sur
The crater of the vulcano Cotopaxi (approx. 5900 m)
View from the Cotopaxi.
ditto (the Ilinizas in the background)
Cotopaxi’s south slope
Back to the base camp after a successful ascent
Supposedly the highest waterfall in Equador (St. Rafael)
Vulcano El Corazon