This is a view of the western flank of Quito complete with the late afternoon fog and mist that often shrouded the mountains that surround the Ecuadorian capital on all sides.
I was reminded of this today as I walked through a similar fog and mist at home in Ljubljana, here too a regular fixture during the autumn and winter months. It’s also a shot I added to this Quito Cityscape Stock Gallery. If you’re Quito-curious –and indeed, who isn’t?– do check it out.
– Global Arms Industry: Annual report from the Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI). The organization’s first of three major data set pre-launches in the lead-up to next edition of the SIPRI Yearbook: forthcoming in the first half of 2016 is SIPRI’s international arms transfers data (details of all international sales, transfers and gifts of major weapons in 2015) and its world military expenditure data (comprehensive information on global, regional and national trends in military spending). A great resource into who’s making what and who’s selling it to who.