Ecuador Links

Ecuador flag Links related to Ecuador presented in a somewhat random fashion: For SaleR210105-EC: Ayanasha Ecolodge – Hotel for Sale – Ecuador HeadlinesEcuador Indigenous Protests Braved ‘War Zone’ to Win People’s Victory, But Anti-IMF Fight Not Over – NACLAEcuador Declares Force Majeure On All Oil Operations As Protests Escalatehttps://www.politicaexterior.com/latinoamerica-analisis/el-dilema-de-ecuador/@PolExthttps://amp.cnn.com/cnn/2019/10/08/americas/ecuador-government-protests-scli-intl/index.htmlEcuador protests: Hundreds held as president decries …

Quechua

Indigenous Peoples Quechua is the name of a people of the central Andes of South America and their languages. Recommended ListeningQuechua – Imagine that while growing up, your parents spoke to each other in a language you didn’t understand, using another language for you and your siblings. Gabina Funegra was exposed, in this way, to …

Ecuador

Ecuador is a compact nation with four distinct zones: Andes Mountains (with some of the most active volcanoes in the world), the Pacific Coast, Amazon forest, and the Galapagos Islands. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/NeFkD8F22GSpTU6e8 Questions What’s new in Ecuador? What would locals like visitors to know about Ecuador? Ecuador is bordered on the north by Colombia, the …

Quito, Ecuador

Photo: City Park Ecuador – Quito is one of the few cities to experience four seasons almost every day of the year. Its high altitude and sunny disposition make it a spirited place to live and visit. Hashtags: #QuitoGrandeOtraVez According to the historian Juan Paz y Miño, Quito comes from the Indigenous word quitu, which …

Gringolandia

Cover Looking forward to reading Gringolandia: Lifestyle Migration Under Late Capitalism by Matthew Hayes Amazon.com UMN Press: The new book Gringolandia: Lifestyle Migration Under Late Capitalism by Matthew Hayes explores the little-discussed phenomenon of migration from North to South by retirees, focusing on the historic city of Cuenca, Ecuador. In this city, as many as …

Quito Metro

Logo Quito Metro (Spanish: Metro de Quito, abbreviated as MDQ), is an underground rail mass transit system consisting of one single line in Quito, Ecuador. According to those in charge, work is currently 80% complete and starting its initial runs. The project is not without its critics, charging damage to the World Heritage designated Centro. …

Bahia de Caráquez, Ecuador

Photo: Museum Updating our coverage of Bahia de Caráquez, Ecuador. Many thanks to Patricio Tamariz for providing much of the text on our wiki. HistoryThe bay of Bahia de Caráquez was first named by Francisco Pizarro in 1532 as Bahia de Caraque on his last voyage down the coast to finally reach and capture the …

World Network of Biosphere Reserves, 2017 Status Report

Poster: Masurian Lakes Biosphere Reserve Publisher’s Note: We are editing and adding links to UNESCO Press Release The International Coordinating Council of the Man and the Biosphere (MAB) Programme meeting in Paris has added 23 new sites to the World Network of Biosphere Reserves, including four that straddle national boundaries. These additions were made during the MAB …

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 …

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 …