I arrived at the Quito airport around 11:00 p.m. By the time I cleared customs, got my luggage hauled out to the taxi stands, and taken to the little hotel I stayed in, it was at least midnight. I didn't even look at the clock.
Fortunately there were three very strong young men who gladly carried my bags to my room on the second floor. I had a choice of two beds. Fortunately the young men opted to put three of my five bags on the one they did:
Welcome to Ecuador.