A Crater Lake

The drive to Quilotoa Lake was truly beautiful once we got past the Cotopaxi Volcanic ash.

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We finally arrived at Quilotoa Lake — a lovely teal crater lake.

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There happened to be a rooster strutting around in front of it.

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There were a few people hanging around the area, which looked like it had recently been built up for tourism.

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There were plenty of souvenirs in the nearby shops.

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Soon we were back on the road again, headed back to Quito.

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I was excited to see a field full of burros!

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Someone was herding some sheep with a dog and a four-wheeler.

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It was truly a beautiful day and we were so glad we had braved the active volcano to get out into the mountains!

 

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