Quito, Ecuador

Photo: Robert Lee, Centro Histórico (Some rights reserved) Ecuador – Quito is one of the few cities to experience four seasons nearly every day of the year. Also, its high altitude and sunny disposition make it a spirited place to live and visit. Google Mapsgoo.gl/maps/3fKsvnwkELxC5Wwc6 According to the historian Juan Paz y Miño, Quito comes …

Ecuador Links

Ecuador flag What would locals like others know about Ecuador? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: 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 ‘criminalsEstado de excepción en …

Quito Links

Quito flag What would locals like others know about Quito? = ¿Qué les gustaría la gente local que los visitantes supieran sobre Quito? Presenting relevant links in a somewhat random fashion: Headlines17 recorridos turísticos tendrá Quito en el verano – El TelégrafoThe Most Beautiful Parks and Gardens in Quito – The Culture TripEn Quito se …

Wild Ecuador = Ecuador Silvestre

Photo: David Ceballos, Desfiladero de Papallacta (Some rights reserved) Planeta.com is updating our guide to Wild Ecuador – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism, conscious, local, Indigenous, and responsible travel. Relevant additions and suggestions are welcome. HeadlinesUna reserva fronteriza, en gestación – El ComercioPerú y Ecuador establecerán primera …

Ecuador

Photo: CIFOR, Landscape (Some rights reserved) 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 Ecuador is bordered on the north by Colombia, the south and east by Peru, and the west …

Bahia de Caráquez, Ecuador

Photo: Ron Mader, Museum (Some rights reserved) 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 …

Guayaquil

Photo: descubriendoelmundo, Descubriendo el mundo (Some rights reserved) 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 Videos Fernando Icaza Cantón Guayaquil TimeCurrent Time in Guayaquil FlickrGuayaquil [email protected]@[email protected]@Malecon2000Gye FacebookGuayaquil es mi DestinoBosque Cerro Blanco …

Loja, Ecuador

Photo: David A. Acosta, Loja (Some rights reserved) 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 …

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. Key Linksmetrodequito.gob.ecMapa [email protected] YouTubeMetro Turismo – Enrique Cabanilla HeadlinesThe boring part is over for Quito subwayQuito prueba su primer metro, un proyecto que solo le tomó 3 años en obrasParadas …

Mindo, Ecuador

Photo: Alexey Yakovlev, Caterpillar (Some rights reserved) Wikipedia: Mindo is a mountainous watershed in the western slopes of the Andes, where two of the most biologically diverse ecoregions in the world meet: the Chocoan lowlands and the Tropical Andes. In this transitional area — which covers an area of 268 square kilometers (103 sq mi) …