Shopping is a mixed experience in Ecuador. From dusty, noisy animal markets and craft markets to sterile, glossy malls, there is something for everyone here. Ecuador offers an interesting collection of products that can be purchased as souvenirs and gifts. Arts and crafts such as weavings, wood carvings, carpets, toys and clothing can be bought all over Ecuador.
If you prefer to get away from the mainstream cities when on holiday but don’t want to leave that big-city atmosphere behind, why not give Azogues a try? Azogues is the administrative capital of the Cañar province. Situated just over 30 kilometers north of Cuenca, Azogues has the look and feel of a bigger city but without the usual tourist drive. In fact, Azogues is a major exporter of ...