- Sierra (Andes)
At the heart of the Cotopaxi province of Ecuador lies the sleepy little town of Salcedo. Most visitors to this part of the world only spend the night at one of the luxury hotels in the area while others just pass through by bus or on foot enroute to other destinations. Really though, Salcedo has a lot to offer and should definitely be given a second glance.
Ecuador is a land of immense diversity and offers some amazing opportunities for adventure travel. Here you can hit dirt paths on the saddle of a mountain bike, make your way through a dense jungle with only a compass and your steely determination, or venture up the sides of ice-covered volcanoes. You can climb to the highest peaks of the Andes Mountains or go whitewater rafting down ...