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  • Ecuador: World Tourism Day

    Travelers to Ecuador this summer will be happy to know that this country -- which aspires to earn the label as one of the "five best travel destinations" for Americans -- is deep into it's ...

  • Maquipucuna Reserve: Conservation and Community

    Rebeca Justcia and Rodrigo Ontaneda, environmental and social entrepreneurs, decided to take action against the damage that deforestation and human interaction was causing to the environment ...

  • History and Natural Splendor Gualaceo

    Cobblestone streets wind through the historical buildings and structures of the town of Gualaceo. The locals are warm and inviting, eager to share the relaxed atmosphere that blankets the ...

  • Casa Del Alabado

    Two families from Ecuador had a dream to educate the public regarding the rich and colorful past of Ecuador. As collectors they have unlocked breathtaking secrets of the history of the country ...

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What to See

  • Travel

    Geography

    The geography of Ecuador is quite diverse for a country that only covers a total of 283,560 square kilometers - of which 6,720 square kilometers is made up of water. These statistics include the Galapagos Islands which form part of Ecuador. As the name Ecuador might suggest, the country is located on the equator, with its neighboring countries being Columbia to the north and Peru on the ...

  • Sights

    La Rotonda

    La Rotonda is a historical monument that can be found on the waterfront walkway in Guayaquil. To be more specific it can be found in Cdla. Alborada, on Benjamin Carrión avenue on third street and is open from half past nine to eight in the evening. The monument is in a semicircle shape and was designed by the famous Jose Antonio Homs, a Spanish Sculptor, in 1937 to commemorate this occasion. ...

  • Travel

    Tourism

    Ecuador is a country of spectacular variety and beautiful scenery. From beaches to volcanoes, you can expect to find almost any kind of environment here. This means Ecuador's tourism opportunities are some of the best in the world. It also means that there are a lot of activities to enjoy in this country. Best of all, Ecuador offers the opportunity to enjoy the ruins left behind by the ...

  • Oriente (Amazon)

    Cotacachi

    Cotacachi is a section of the Imbabura province of Ecuador and, like much of the rest of the country, it is incredibly beautiful. Few tourists stop by here to praise the scenery, however, as most of them breeze through only to inspect and purchase the locally made leather goods – and for good reason as you will find some of the best leatherwork in the country here.

  • Sights

    Moorish Clock Tower

    If you choose to visit the beautiful country of Ecuador you will no doubt spend quite a bit of time in the country’s biggest city Guayaquil. Named after the legendary native chief and his wife who preferred to kill themselves rather than surrender to the invading Spaniards, this beautiful town has a rich history and great architecture. In fact it is now often referred to as the ‘Pacific ...

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  • Culture

    Cuisine

    Ecuador is well known for its abundance of varied exotic fruits, excellent fish and seafood and the countless varieties of Andean potatoes. Ecuador has some very tasty and very strange combinations in their dishes. You can expect to find lemon marinated shrimps, toasted corn on the cob and a huge variety of pastries filled with all types of interesting ingredients.

  • Protected Areas

    El Condor National Park

    The impressive size and grace of the Andean Condor has instilled awe and respect in millions of observers over the centuries. Despite its somewhat unattractive facial features, this fascinating black and white bird has a wingspan of 274-310 cm (108-122 in) which enables it to soar effortlessly over the Andean mountains. Admiration for this ‘king of the skies’ has resulted in the naming of ...

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