Quito and the lady madonna with wings
Located on the slopes of an active volcano, QUITO – is a bustling capital city of Ecuador with lots of colonial architectures and grand gothic churches to explore.
At 2,850 m above sea level, it is also one of the highest capital cities in the world.
Overlooking Quito, on the mountain of El Panecillo is
a statue of Virgin Mary with WINGS ! .
The figure stands on top of a globe, standing on top of a chained crocodile , symbolizing her triumph over evil.