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  • The Tower of the Sun – Marking the True Equator

    Although it has become common knowledge that Mitad del Mundo in Quito is not actually placed on the equator, it remains a popular tourism destination with visitors posing over the painted ...

  • Explore Ecuador’s Spectacular Ruta de las Cascadas

    The spectacular Route of the Waterfalls – Ruta de las Cascadas – runs between the towns of Baños, located between four impressive volcanoes, and Puyo, the capital of the Pastaza province of ...

  • Preserving Foothill Rainforests in Ecuador

    Established by the owners of Wildsumaco Wildlife Sanctuary, the Rio Pucuno Foundation (RPF) operates as a non-profit organization dedicated to buying and preserving foothill rainforest in ...

  • Take a Stroll Through Quito’s Independence Square

    Located in the heart of Quito's historic district, Independence Square has as its main feature a monument honoring those who first called for independence from the Royal Audience of Quito in ...

  • Supporting Producers in Ecuador Through Fair Trade

    Fair Trade is designed to help producers in developing countries to benefit from trading with developed countries, while promoting sustainability and social development in local communities ...

  • Visit the Museo Casa de Sucre in Quito

    The Museo Casa de Sucre is located in the former home of Antonio José de Sucre in Quito's Centro Histórica. The museum collection includes clothing, furniture and an interesting assortment of ...

  • Explore the Spondylus Route of Ecuador

    Stretching along the Pacific coastline of Ecuador from Esmeraldas in the north into Peru in the south, the Spondylus route features some of the country's most beautiful natural areas, as well ...

  • Ecuadorian Entertainer Diego Spotorno

    Most readily recognized for his role as Juan Carlos Martinez Cucalón in the Ecuadorian television series Solteros Sin Compromiso (Singles Without Compromise), Diego Spotorno has been carving a ...

  • Reptilian Residents of Simón Bolívar Park

    Named in honor of Simón Bolívar, the legendary Liberator of South America, the Simón Bolívar Park in Guayaquil is a fascinating place to visit. Located just a few blocks from the city's ...

  • The Ivory that Grows on Trees in Ecuador

    Found in swampy regions of the tropical rainforests of Ecuador, Tagua palms grow up to eight meters high and produce seeds or nuts that have come to be known as 'vegetal ivory'. The scientific ...