Tag Archive: Festival of Fruits and Flowers

Mar 29

Carnival in Ambato, Ecuador (Video)

[Translate] One of the highlights of our recent vacation in Ecuador was the carnival celebration in Ambato.  Known as the Garden City, Ambato sits two hours by bus due south of Quito.  It’s a special town — it was completely destroyed by a huge earthquake in 1949 at a loss of 6,000 lives.  To commemorate its comeback …

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