Loja, Ecuador

Photo: David A. Acosta, Loja Loja (Ciudad de la Inmaculada Concepción de Loja, City of the Immaculate Conception of Loja), is located in the Cuxibamba valley in southern Ecuador. The province of Loja shares borders with the provinces of Zamora-Chinchipe and El Oro, and with Perú in the south. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/9H5oLYcamSK1MVCR7 Cultural WorldLoja holds a …

Cantones del Ecuador = Ecuador Cantons

Image: Wikipedia What are we quaranstreaming? The Trabajos Geografía Turística del Ecuador videos prepared by students of tourism professor and longtime friend Enrique Cabanilla. This is a master-class in geography and travel and tourism insights for those keen on Ecuador. Videos are narrated in Spanish by students. Fun fact: there are 221 cantóns in the …

Cuenca, Ecuador

Photo: Romi Chiorean Wikipedia: Santa Ana de los Cuatro Ríos de Cuenca, commonly referred as Cuenca, is the capital and largest city of the Azuay Province of Ecuador. Cuenca is located in the highlands of Ecuador at about 2,560 metres (8,400 feet) above sea level, with an urban population of approximately 329,928 and 661,685 inhabitants …

Yasuni National Park

Photo: Ministerio Ambiente Ecuador Yasuni National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Yasuní) is in Ecuador with an area of 9,820 km2 between the Napo and Curaray rivers in Napo and Pastaza provinces in Amazonian Ecuador. The national park lies within the Napo moist forests ecoregion and is primarily rainforest. The park is about 250 kilometers from Quito and was …

Guayaquil

Photo: Descubriendo el mundo Guayaquil is the largest city in Ecuador and is located on the banks of the Guayas River, which flows into the Gulf of Guayaquil on the Pacific Ocean. Google Maps TimeCurrent Time in Guayaquil FlickrGuayaquil [email protected]@[email protected]@Malecon2000Gye FacebookGuayaquil es mi DestinoBosque Cerro Blanco HolidaysOctober 9 Día Guayaquil Elsewhere on the WebGuayaquil City …

Wild Ecuador = Ecuador Silvestre

Photo Planeta.com launches this brand new guide to Wild Ecuador – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, and conscious local responsible travel. HeadlinesUna reserva fronteriza, en gestación – El ComercioPerú y Ecuador establecerán primera Reserva de Biosfera binacional de Sudamérica (Peru and Ecuador establish first binational Biosphere Reserve …

Huaorani

Indigenous Peoples Wikipedia: The Huaorani, Waorani, or Waodani, also known as the Waos, are native Amerindians from the Amazonian Region of Ecuador (Napo, Orellana, and Pastaza Provinces) who have marked differences from other ethnic groups from Ecuador. DocumentariesTrinkets and Beads – Filmed over two years, Trinkets and Beads tells the story of how the Huaorani …

TEDxLaFloresta 2020

Poster Quito, Ecuador – Spanish language TEDXLaFloresta features chats with Danilo Manzano, Alexandra Moshenek, and Dominic Hamilton about new and different ways of understanding diversity. https://youtu.be/8MUIGZ0RH88 Questions What would locals like visitors to know about Ecuador? = ¿Qué les gustaría a la gente local que los visitantes supieran sobre Ecuador? How is ‘diversity’ translated in …

Indigenous Ecuador

Photo: Guayasamín Spotlight on Indigenous cultures of Ecuador Wikipedia: Approximately 96.4% of Ecuador’s Indigenous peoples are Highland Quechuas living in the valleys of the Sierra region. Primarily consisting of the descendents of Incans, they are Kichwa speakers and include the Caranqui, the Otavaleños, the Cayambi, the Quitu-Caras, the Panzaleo, the Chimbuelo, the Salasacan, the Tugua, …

Yesterday #Ecuador

Screenshot Responding to the coronavirus restrictions on travel, here is a new video from Dominic Hamilton (and editing by Christian Benavides) reflecting on travel in Ecuador: Planeta Ecuador Ecuador Links TEDxLaFloresta 2020 Coronavirus, aka COVID19