Category Archives for "Ecuador"

7 Photo of the week: Tungurahua Volcano

Banos (Baños) is one of the most visited towns in Ecuador because of the adventure activities that can be enjoyed along the river and waterfalls and perhaps most important, Tungurahua volcano, one of the few active volcanoes in South America easily accessible and as mighty yet threatening as it can be. It is relatively easy […]

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10 The Best Street Market in Ecuador: Otavalo

Realistically Otavalo is famous for only one thing: its Saturday street market. Where as there’s a street market every day of the week and there are others in nearby towns, the Saturday market brings more indigenous sellers from remote villages and Otavalo boasts for a few hours a folklore difficult to beat. Otavalo village has […]

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14 Things to See and What to do in Banos, Ecuador

Located about 2 hours South East of Quito, Banos is Ecuador’s answer to those looking for a place where extreme sports and good hiking are musts in their travels. Despite what many travel guides and travelers say the town itself is not very attractive, with little to offer culturally-wise except for the town church and… […]

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1 Quito and La Mitad del Mundo

Welcome to the middle of the world. Literally. La Mitad del Mundo is one of the most interesting attractions in Quito, about one hour away from the capital’s city center. A must for any tourist, it is where the Equator line goes through with a little twist: officially, there is a huge monument marking the […]

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