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South America has a population of 418 million people and is surrounded by the Atlantic Ocean to the east and the Pacific Ocean to the west. On the west coast, the Andes are the longest mountain range in the world with a length of 7,500 kilometres from Venezuela to Patagonia. The highest mountain in South America is the Aconcagua at 6,961 metres. The longest river in South America is the Amazon, at about 6,448 kilometers, which is also the most water-rich river on earth. Hardly any other continent offers such diverse landscapes: from lush rainforests, to high volcanoes, cloud-covered cloud forests, red-hot canyons, ice-blue glaciers and white dream beaches. The largest cities in South America are São Paulo, Buenos Aires, Rio de Janeiro, Bogotá, Lima, Santiago de Chile, Brasília, Medellín and Caracas.

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Quito – Tourist Attractions, Things to Do & Photo Spots (Ecuador)

Categories: Travel reports, South America, Ecuador

Today our 10 days ended in the Galapagos Islands. Just in time at 9.30 am today we were picked up by a taxi in our Hotel Fiesta and taken to the airport of Santa Cruz, which is located about 45 km north of Puerto Ayora on the island of Baltra. From here our flight from the Galapagos Islands took off back to the mainland to Quito.

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