Tired of all the snow and cold? Need a break after spending your holidays with friends and family? Well if you’re looking for a place to getaway and celebrate New Year’s as you’ve never done before you should book a LAN flight and head to Quito. Ecuadorians have a unique way of celebrating the end of the year. The men dress up as women (ugly, ugly women), and stop cars and passersby asking for alms to bury the old year. The money really funds a block party with music, liquor and even a bonfire. Yup, just about midnight they throw effigies of people they don’t like into a pile of wood and light it up. It’s an amazing sight that I just can’t do justice to in print. We had a chance to experience it ourselves and I can’t recommend it enough!