Kicking Back in QuitoMarch 9, 2018 in Ecuador ⋅ ⛅ 10 °C
I have safely arrived at my hotel in Quito after a full day of travel. But I can’t complain about the seats I got on my Copa Airlines flight. For my 5 hour flight to Panama City I was in the exit row, then for my 2 hour flight to Quito I was in the first row of coach. Both seats provided ample leg room.
It was about an hour long taxi ride from the airport to the hotel but it was a picturesque sunset drive through the mountains and I got to practice my spanish with my driver who told me lots about Quito. For example, i didn’t know it was such a big city of 2 million people and 3 universities. After arriving at the hotel I went for a quick bite of pizza and I could definitely tell this is a student town with lots of 20 somethings roaming the streets. This was nice to see since it’s always a bit nerve racking going out on my own in a new city but I definitely felt safe with so many people out.
I can’t wait to explore the city tomorrow since my drive was so beautiful. Then tomorrow night I’ll meet up with my tour before heading off to the Galapagos the next morning!Read more