Ecuador Pichincha Quito


Capital city of Ecuador, located high in the Andes mountains, known for its well-preserved colonial center and as the closest capital to the equator.

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Commemoration of Día de los Difuntos (Day of the Deceased) is a more sedate affair in Quito, Ecuador. Families visit gravesites and bring colada morada, a sweet, fruity purple-colored beverage thickened with corn flour, and guaguas de pan, sweetened bread in the shape of babies. Vendors set up by the cemeteries and sell food and goods used to honor the dead and celebrate the living.

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