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  • Soccer in Ecuador

    Like most of Central and South America, Ecuador is soccer-mad and it can be said that soccer, popularly known as "futbol", is the national sport of Ecuador. Soccer in Ecuador does not have the ...

  • Ecuador: Scuba Diving off the Galapagos Islands

    The Galapagos Islands has long been respected among naturalists and tourists alike -- for its diverse offerings of flora and fauna. But what lies off the coast - that of a unique, world-class ...

  • A Tourist’s View of the Galapagos Islands, Ecuador – Part 1

    Ecuador's Galapagos Islands are world famous for being the place where British naturalist and evolutionist Charles Darwin was inspired to write his seminal volume "The Origin of Species" in the ...

  • Ecuador’s Tungurahua Province – A land of Leather, Arts and Crafts

    Few regions can seduce its visitors as easily as does Ecuador's Tungurahua province. With its temperate, wet, and cool climate, this province - which lies to the south of Cotopaxi - is a region ...

  • Chimborazo, Highest Volcano in Ecuador

    Ecuador may be a small country, but it boasts one of the world's highest mountains: Chimborazo. Towering 20,560 ft above Pacific coastal lowlands on one side and the Amazon rainforest on the ...

  • Ecuador: In Search of a Vision Quest

    Among the tourist industry, they are referred to as "Shamanic or Vision" quests; trips deep into the Amazon rainforest in search of indigenous healing techniques and the old shamans that perform ...

  • Ecuador: The Imbabura Province – Home of the White City

    With its beautifully paved streets and its colonial houses, Ibarra, also known as the White City, is one of the most-visited towns in northern Ecuador. The older part of the city is lined with ...

  • 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 ...

  • Ecuador: The Birth of a New Nation

    Although Spanish conquistadors under Francisco Pizarro discovered the land throughout much of the western part of South America and territory that is now called Ecuador early in the 16th ...

  • Ecuador – Sea of Blue, Sea of Green

    Although Ecuador is one of South America's smallest nations (about as big as the state of Nevada), it has a surprisingly varied weather and geography. The Pacific coast is warm with a tropical ...