Places in Central Highlands
Ambato takes a little warming up to. Compared with nearby Baños, it offers little for the traveler, except the chance to experience a totally nontouristy Ecuadorian city. And it’s actually an interesting place. The Monday market, which fills the streets downtown, is one of the biggest in Ecuador.
A bustling market town and the capital of Cotopaxi province, Latacunga appears rather dull from the Panamericana. But once you cross the bridge over the swift Río Cutuchi and head toward the main plaza, the buildings get older, terra-cotta-tiled roofs appear, and old Latacunga starts to looks pretty damn cool.
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