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The Ecuador Chronicles - 2010-09
 
Colonial Quito Balconies;
                   A Simple Walk Around Town;
                                  What A Beautiful Part of the Cityscape
                                                
The balconies of Colonial Quito really make the city special.  Some are modest, simple; some quite elaborate.  They are almost always adorned with plants that benefit from the Equatorial sun.  Colonial Quito has been compared to New Orleans - both cities are noted for beautiful balconies.  Quito, with hilly streets and backdrop of mountains, does not have a New Orleans feel to me - it is unique.
 
Your correspondent recently spent about an hour walking around Colonial Quito on a Sunday morning just taking random pictures of balconies.  A few of these are displayed below - it was difficult to decide which ones to include here.
 
The Balconies of Colonial Quito
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 

 
 
 

 
 
 
 
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