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  • The Significance of Medicinal Plants in Ecuador

    Walking into a local drug store, we are surrounded by an abundance of medicines including those that are available without a prescription. But have you ever taken the time to think of how ...

  • Using Technology to Explore the Galapagos Islands

    In describing the Galapagos Islands 178 years ago, Charles Darwin noted that "It seems to be a little world within itself". Thousands of tourists visit Ecuador's Galapagos Islands every ...

  • Ingapirca: el principal sitio inca en el Ecuador

    Ingapirca, que en términos generales puede traducirse como “el muro del Inca”, es el principal sitio arqueológico incaico ecuatoriano y uno de los más impresionantes de todos. Aunque no tiene la ...

  • Ecuador at the Beijing Olympics

    Every four years there is plenty of excitement in countries from around the world as national teams are sent off to participate in the Olympics. This year this grand sporting event is taking ...

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What to See

  • Puerto Ayora

    Located on the southern coast of the Galapagos island of Santa Cruz, Puerto Ayora is the largest port in the area and is home to quite a number of people. Puerto Ayora is known for the high standard of living that is enjoyed by its residents. A relaxed atmosphere pervades the town and tourists will find that, though they might be busy taking in the sights, they will still be able to unwind. ...

  • Otavalo

    The small mountain town of Otavalo is perhaps most renowned because of the famous market that has been established here. People from all over the world come to see the striking array of hand crafted goods that are available in this local market every year. What makes the market so special? Well, none of the hand crafted goods available here are commercialized versions of true original ...

  • Machala

    At first glance, the small city of Machala doesn't look like much. But its somewhat humble appearance is only the surface of this diverse little city. Not taking the time to explore this busy little commercial center would be a mistake – there is so much more to it than meets the eye!

  • Men

    The love of your life could be just a mouse click away! Ecuador.com’s Ecuadorian Dating Services will arrive soon. This fantastic free service will allow members of Ecuador.com’s online community to meet Ecuadorian single men who are also in search of the perfect partner. Find out about a variety of men by reading through their profiles which include photos, biographies and contact ...

  • Bahia De Caraquez

    Bahia de Caraquez is one of the more peaceful and ecologically friendly destinations in Ecuador. Looking at the beauty of this coastal resort, it is hard to imagine that it was almost completely destroyed by the earthquakes that it suffered in 1997 and again in 1998. The earthquakes and natural disasters that shook Bahia de Caraquez were a result of the El Niño phenomenon. This eco-city is ...

  • Ibarra

    A colonial town with small cobbled streets just 45 miles away from Quito, Ibarra is the capital of the Imbabura province. Ibarra is situated between the Imbabura Volcano and the Tahuando River and has quite a peaceful environment. The weather is generally pleasant, making it the ideal spot for someone looking to 'get away from it all'.

  • Weather

    It is extremely difficult to predict Ecuador's weather. In fact, it's not uncommon to experience all four seasons in one day. The weather patterns of Ecuador vary greatly because it is such geographically diverse country and so many different things influence the weather.

  • Huaquillas Zaruma

    Ecuador is made up of many provinces but the one we will be concentrating on is the El Oro Province. This is a coastal province in the southern part of the country. The capital of the province is a town called Machala, one of fourteen different cantons found here.

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