During the months of December and January, Riobamba celebrates “El Pase del Niño” or the “Passing of the Child” (Christ). And this year is special. In September, the Ministry of Culture proclaimed El Pase del Niño in Riobamba an “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Ecuador”.
Running for 200 km a route travels through the mountain chains of the Andes. Famous naturalist Humboldt was the one to name it “The Avenue of Volcanoes” in 1802, when he climbed Chimborazo. ⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀ ⠀⠀