"The Central/Northern portion..." Quito Off The Beaten Path Tip by lichinga

Quito Off The Beaten Path: 50 reviews and 167 photos


The Central/Northern portion of the city is the most modern, with wide avenues, modern buildings, stores and all that sort of useless and flattening stuff such as commercial centres, fast-foods and so on. The picture is an example.</p>
<p>There's a very nice <i>bookstore</i> at Juan Leon de Mera, corner with Veintemilla: Libri Mundi. It's worth the visit, you may find all the photography books you need from Ecuador and Latin America and also the normal literature production in Spanish. In face of the bookstore, there's a typical expatriate meeting point: an open-air coffe-bar which is tempting and relaxing.

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  • Written Sep 12, 2002
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