Downtown Quito. QuaintI had landed in Quito, Ecuador’s capital, which sprawls at 9,350 feet along the base of an active volcano in a distinctive atmosphere of thin airOn top of El Panecillo there is a big statue of La Virgen de Quito.On Calle García Moreno visitors will find the elaborate La Compañía de Jesús, with its gold-leaf altar.Ecuadorian Roses, world renowned