Quito is the capital of Ecuador and the 2nd highest capital in the world, at 9000 feet
We performed at the U.S. embassy in Quito
Quito is only 22 miles from the Equator
Band is shown at rear of photo with members of the U.S. Embassy
Michael and Scott with a typical plate of Ecuadorian food
Michael is shown here standing on the exact spot of the Equator
This family was hired by the U.S. embassy to take us around the area. They were great.
Standing in front of Cuicocha Crater Lake. It is an extinct volcano.
Many Hollywood films have been made in Ecuador including "Proof of Life" with Meg Ryan
Quito is the only capital in the world to be directly in the path of an active volcano (Guagua Pichincha)
Ecuador is the Spanish word for Equator
The city has the best preserved city center of any city in Latin America
The band with the U.S. Ambassador to Ecuador
Michael (left) has one hand in each hemisphere. The band (right) stands on the Equator.