Types of trips you can do on the Ecuadorian coast

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Ecuador has about 2000 km of coastal strip bathed by the Pacific Ocean is an area characterized by its good climate, so it becomes a very paradisiacal destination, you can also find a very rich cuisine based on seafood and local products where bananas takes center stage There is a rich culture where traditions of….

The Panama Hat-How a wrong name can lead to success

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The history of the Panama Hat begins around 1630 in Manabi on the coast of today’s Ecuador as the Indios for the first time formed a headgear in the form of the Spanish hats from the leaves of fine Toquilla palm (Carludovica palmata), a domestic palm-like monocot plant of the tropical regions of Ecuador. Before….

Reventador Volcano

Are you looking for an adventurous tour into the wild? Then El Reventador, a volcano with a bad temper in Ecuadors rainforest, may be an interesting option. The name translates to “the Exploded” and for good reason as it regularly spews and fumes, causing much unease with local inhabitants. Its most recent eruption was in….

The Lost City of Loyola

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In 2011 we explored the old Inca — and probably even pre-Inca — route from Amaluza to Palanda, crossing the Cordillera de Sabanilla. After the tour we talked to some of the locals in Palanda about our adventure and, as we were obviously crazy enough to do it, people told us about an expedition to the lost city of….

Vulcano Guagua Pichincha

The Pichinchas are two volcanoes in the west of Quito. The inactive volcano, Rucu Pichincha, is closer to Quito and has an altitude of ca. 4680m. The active volcano, Guagua Pichincha, lies to the west of Rucu Pichincha (11km west of Quito) and has an altitude of ca. 4794m Because of their accessibility from Quito….

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