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Mirador Panecillo, Quito, Ecuador

 
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davidsbeenhere's pictureby davidsbeenhere Sightseeing travel tip
added on the 3rd of November, 2010
At the very top of one of the surrounding mountains in Quito you will find a very big statue of the Virgin Mary standing on a dragon with a leash both on top of the world. Its a very cool sight to see up close and even cooler from any distant. Here is a video that we made with many different shots of this incredible statue! 

On the web:
http://davidsbeenhere.com/video/mirador-de-panecillo

 
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