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.