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The Ecuadorian amazon

ECUADOR | Thu, 23 Jan 2020 | By teresa421 | Views [273]

This morning we are prepping for a visit to the kichiwan villages where we will be welcomed with ceremonial tea and the chikdren of the community. We woke this morning to the sound of a variety of birds singing and calling none of which with i am familiar.... Read more >

Tags: amazon, ecuador, kichwa

Photos: Cotapaxti volcano and Machachi Sunday Market

ECUADOR | Sun, 12 Jan 2020 | By teresa421 | Photo Gallery

Ecuador, Cotapaxti, volcano, biking, market, Ecuadorian culture
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Tags: cotapaxti, ecuador, hiking, volcano

Photos: Quito

ECUADOR | Sun, 12 Jan 2020 | By teresa421 | Photo Gallery

Culture, traditional Ecuadorian, horses
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Tags: andes, ecuador, hacienda, horses

Peaks and Valleys--Dealing with Loneliness as a Solo Traveler

ECUADOR | Sat, 4 Mar 2017 | By dmstaton | Views [722] | Comments [1]

A lot of people ask me how my travels are going. They see my social media posts on Facebook and Instagram and can't help but assume that I am high on travel fumes and adrenaline twenty four hours, day in day out. This, I can assure you is not the case.... Read more >

Tags: america, budget, ecuador, south, travel

ahora que?

COLOMBIA | Wed, 11 Jan 2017 | By dmstaton | Views [553] | Comments [1]

Hola! Hello family. Hello friends & acquaintances. Hello random surfer internet dude who anticipated watching “cute kittens in overalls spooning,” but somehow ended up on this page…hello! I will first start out by explaining ... Read more >

Tags: colombia, ecuador, hiking, kerouac, on the road, peru, south america

Jeg har en plan

DENMARK | Mon, 10 Oct 2016 | By tinast | Views [573]

Hej alle Så er der ikke lang tid til jeg sætter kursen mod fjerne kyster. På søndag letter flyveren fra Københavns lufthavn med mig om bord på vej til Quito i Ecuador. Jeg har skrevet en lang rejsebeskrivelse ... Read more >

Tags: ecuador, galapagos, lama, quito, rejseplan, sydamerika


ECUADOR | Wed, 27 Jul 2016 | By toali | Views [414]

Ecuador está localizado en América del Sur, es un hermoso país rodeado de vegetación, montañas, playas, selva y como olvida el mejor lugar del mundo Galápagos. La capital del Ecuador es Quito aquí puedes ... Read more >

Tags: ecuador, quito

Photos: Passport & Plate - Fish green plantain cazuela

ECUADOR | Fri, 14 Mar 2014 | By santiago | Photo Gallery | Scholarship Entry

CAZUELA DE VERDE CON PESCADO (Fish green plantain cazuela) Ingredients (2 portions): • 2 green plantains • 200 gr dorada (or hake or with tuna) • 1 medium red onion, chopped • 1 medium green pepper, diced • 1 small tomato, chopped • 2 garlic ... Read more >
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Tags: cazuela pescado, ecuador

Eating Gooseneck Barnacles in Ecuador

ECUADOR | Thu, 20 Feb 2014 | By connectlocally | Views [6188]

Travelling along the La Ruta del Sol (The Route of the Sun), which is a scenic coastal route on the Pacific coast of Ecuador, our small group stopped at a village called Salango. The population of this village is around 3,200 with ancestral roots, ... Read more >

Tags: barnacles, ecuador, food, travel

Video: Rediscovering Identity

ECUADOR | Mon, 13 Jan 2014 | By kaitlynhennessy | Views [657] | Video

Here's a short video I did for my final class project summing up my experience in Ecuador so far. I hope you enjoy!

Tags: ecuador, identity, video

Burning Dummies

USA | Sun, 22 Dec 2013 | By kaitlynhennessy | Views [549]

As I am preparing to leave for Ecuador, I cannot help but to be curious about the Ecuadorian culture. If I’m going to spend three weeks in a foreign country with a family that I do not know, surrounded by things unfamiliar to me, I want to at least ... Read more >

Tags: ecuador, five days, get ready

Quito, middle of the earth

ECUADOR | Sun, 19 May 2013 | By happywanderer | Views [566]

We arrived in to Quito's new airport shortly after  9pm . The runway had appeared out of nowhere in the dark and clouds, landing high in the mountains. The new airport is about an hour from the city, whilst the old airport is actually in the city.... Read more >

Tags: cotopaxi, ecuador, otavalo, quito

Photos: Faces from Ecuador

ECUADOR | Wed, 17 Apr 2013 | By valpro | Photo Gallery

Some of the people I met while in Ecuador.
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Tags: carnival, children, diving, ecuador, people, quechua

Trying my luck with another volcano and the saga of getting to Peru (Banos, Rio Bamba, Cuenca)

ECUADOR | Tue, 2 Oct 2012 | By kamzam | Views [903]

Banos was meant to be a break from walking. But then I forgot that as the main attraction it had a lot of adventure sports. Mindful of it supposed to being a relaxing destination I opted for the 70km bike ride to Puyo through the waterfall valley. I ... Read more >

Tags: banos, cuenca, ecuador, la balsa, san ignacio, trekking, vilcabamba, zumba

Ecuador – the land of volcanos and the indigenous people (Otavalo, Quito, Latacunga)

ECUADOR | Mon, 17 Sep 2012 | By kamzam | Views [1316]

Crossing the border to Ecuador turned out to be quite simple, if a bit long and painful, process. After a really bumpy journey to Ipiales, we swapped for a mini van to the border, quickly got our stamps, then another van to Tula, where ... Read more >

Tags: cotopaxi, ecuador, latacunga, otavalo, quilotoa, quito, trekking

Wonders of Ecuador

ECUADOR | Sat, 1 Sep 2012 | By pmok | Views [5911]

How much fun can be packed in three weeks in Ecuador?  Enough to experience volcanoes and islands, urban and rural, ocean and mountain, and chills and warmth.  Yet there still isn't enough time for the Amazon!  What an amazing country it is. I traveled ... Read more >

Tags: boobies, cuenca, ecuador, galapagos, iguana, lonesome george, otavalo, papallacta, sea lion, white water rafting

Photos: Active Ecuador

ECUADOR | Tue, 15 May 2012 | By kaitlynfaebarrett | Photo Gallery

Adventures on the mainland and in the ocean
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Tags: banos, canyoning, cotopaxi, ecuador, llapingachos, mariscal, quito, rappelling, sea lions, ziplining

A bit about where I'll be.

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 4 Feb 2012 | By jessicadale | Views [1426]

Ecuador is the second smallest country in South America. Though it may be modest in size, Ecuador is one of the most species rich countries in the world and is deemed a 'megadiversity hotspot'. The secret to Ecuadors diversity lies in its unique ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, banos, ecuador, misahualli, monkeys

The volunteering program.

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 4 Feb 2012 | By jessicadale | Views [1847]

The volunteering program I'll be taking part in this summer is called Amazonas Explored  and is run by the volunteering organisation Volunteer Eco Students Abroad . VESA works hand in hand with the indigenous village communities to create real ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, ecuador, rainforest, trek, volunteering

A new day, a new blog.

UNITED KINGDOM | Sat, 4 Feb 2012 | By jessicadale | Views [758]

Welcome to my journal! This blog will chart my volunteering journey. From fundraising to departure, labour intensive volunteering to rainforest trek, I'm recording all the highlights and pains here for the world to see. From July 7th - 21st I shall ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, ecuador, fundraising

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