Ecuador.com

Blog

  • Explore the Cloud Forests of Tandayapa

    Set in a private reserve of more than 700 hectares in the cloud forest of Tandayapa, Ecuador, the Bellavista Cloud Forest Reserve offers eco-conscious tourists the vacation of a lifetime. ...

  • Lonesome George – The Passing of a Conservation Icon

    Ecuador's Galapágos Islands are well known for their fascinating prehistoric-type animals, and are closely linked with the ground-breaking work of evolutionist Charles Darwin. It is in this ...

  • Take a Train Trip Through Scenic Chimborazo

    With its mountainous terrain and outstanding scenery, Ecuador is a country to be explored at leisure, and traveling by train is one of the ways visitors can enjoy the natural beauty of this ...

  • Tecnocumbia in Ecuador

    Believed to have originated as a courtship dance among the African slave population on Colombia's Caribbean coastline, cumbia has long been a popular music genre among Latin American ...

  • Research and Conservation at Wildsumaco Biological Station

    Located at about 4,500 feet above sea-level on the eastern crest of the magnificent Andes Mountains, above the Amazon River basin in Ecuador, the Wildsumaco Biological Station was officially ...

  • The Renowned "Three Juans of Ambato"

    Born in Ambato on June 28, 1832, Juan León Mera Martínez is widely considered to be the father of Ecuadorian literature. His most famous novel Cumandá, was completed in 1879 and is still ...

  • San Marcos – Tranquility, History and Culture in Quito

    As one of the oldest neighborhoods of the historic city of Quito, San Marcos features some superb examples of colonial and early republican architecture, set in beautifully landscaped gardens. ...

  • Ecuador National Museum of Medicine

    Located in Quito, the Ecuador National Museum of Medicine was established in 1982 by Dr. Eduardo Estrella Aguirre to preserve the unique aspects and heritage of South America's indigenous ...

  • Wonderful Wildlife of the Gulf of Guayaquil

    Located on the Pacific coast of Ecuador and Peru, the Gulf of Guayaquil takes its name from Ecuador's Guayaquil River which empties into it. The area is characterized by extensive mangrove ...

  • The Malqui-Macha Inca Archeological Site

    At the height of its power, the Inca Empire spanned a huge area of South America's Andean region, including parts of Bolivia, Peru, Argentina, Colombia, Chile and Ecuador. Within the Inca ...