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  • Ecuador: The Art of Weaving Part II

    You won't find much evidence of weaving being performed in the inner cities anymore, but allow yourself a trip into the country and especially in the highlands and you'll find that beautiful ...

  • Ecuador: Day Trips on Horseback to the Pululahua Crater and Beyond

    Consider if you will, that in Ecuador, a region only half-as-big as Great Britain, you will find Amazon rain forests; snow capped Andean peaks, a breathtaking Pacific coastline, the Galapagos ...

  • Ecuador: Seven Days in Quito

    If you're like most tourists, you can't wait to get off the plane and get on the road in search of adventure, fun and excitement. There's no better way to start a trip in Ecuador than with a ...

  • Ecuador: The Art of Weaving Panama Hats: Part I

    The art of weaving -- whether it's a tapestry or an article of clothing -- represents an important livelihood for many men and women in Ecuador. In particular, the small village of Montecristi ...

  • Ecuador’s Zumbahua Market

    Ecuador has such a varied culture! People, faces, handcrafts and more. The country has an excellent reputation for its many different indigenous markets, which are not only a draw for tourists ...

  • El Mercado Ecuatoriano de Zumbahua

    Ecuador: ¡una cultura de lo más variada! Gente, rostros, artesanías y más. El país es famoso por sus diferentes mercados aborígenes, que no sólo atraen turistas y constituyen una importante ...

  • Ecuador – Live well…travel cheap

    Ecuador: so much to see...so much to do...so much to buy! Welcome to one of the last great havens of your American dollar. Your presence in this country is greatly appreciated. You spending ...

  • The Love Song of the Humpback Whale

    They've come a long way since March: majestic humpback whales begin a long exodus from Antarctica to the crystal blue oceans off the coast of Ecuador. By June, the long voyage in search of a ...

  • Bird Watching in Clouds – Ecuador

    Bird watching has always been a low-maintenance-yet-thoroughly enjoyable sport. A pair of binoculars and a field guide and you're all set! Bird watching is also something you can enjoy to the ...

  • Ecuador: The Thermal Baths of Papallacta

    You're nearly 70 miles outside of the rural city Quito, Ecuador and it is HOT. Despite the enjoyment of trekking in the midst of some of the most stunning scenery in the country, you're due a ...