The Santa Elena peninsula, which is located near Guayaquil in Ecuador, was originally known as Sumpa. It is home to the Santa Elena Archaeological Site, which is not only a historically interesting site but a wonderful attraction in Ecuador. Research and archaeological digs started in 1964, with more studies being funded in 1977. It was the 1977 excavation that revealed a pre-ceramic site ...
The Eloy Alfaro Military School Museum in Ecuador is named for past president Eloy Alfaro Delgado who is well known for his revolutionary regime. This fine museum documents the history of Ecuador's military. For a fascinating morning or afternoon, head off to the Eloy Alfaro Military School Museum.