Just saw this on the news...outside of Quito.
Ecuadorians flee volcanic risk
**At least 1000 people in Ecuador have been evacuated amid concerns that a volcanic eruption is imminent.< http://www.bbc.co.uk/mediaselector/check/player/nol/newsid_7170000/newsid_7174400?redirect=7174455.stm&news=1&bbwm=1&nbwm=1&nbram=1&bbram=1&asb=1 >
OK, I'm blog-challenged, and trying to get the actual feed uploaded, but this gives you a link.
You'll be sure we'll be watching this one. We leave for Quito 1/16.