Quito Day 1 (TeleferiQo)

Slept pretty bad last night, everyone in my room started shuffling around early. On top of that the room was so bright, and I forgot about all the car alarms that randomly go off every morning.

So I decided I would just get up, went downstairs had some breakfast and met up with the Mass girls I had met the previous night. We caught a cab to teleferiQo, which is essentially a gondola that brings you up to a peak where you can overlook the city.
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There were some really nice views, and helped to get an overall impression of the city.
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Didn’t do too much after that, came back and napped, chatted with some people, went out and got some really shitty food.

Messaged Jose who I am supposed to meet up with, because I don’t want to do too much fun stuff before he comes but then I don’t know when hes coming.

Walked around the center of town a bit..
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Apparently it is tradition in Quito to make manequins and burn them on new years, supposed to symbolize burning your old self and starting over new I guess? Anyhow there were a million of these manequins around town for the festivies tonight.
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This is the one at our hostel:
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Then there were randomly guys that would cross dress and stop traffic to ask for money all around the city, no idea what was up with this..
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We went to the supermarket and I brought some random fruit that I have yet to try
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