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: HeadlinesThousands march in Quito after night of Ecuador protest violenceUDLA aporta al estudio del ecoturismo en todo el mundo – @UDLAEcuador17 recorridos turísticos tendrá …

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

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 …

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 …

2017 Ecuador Election

The April 2 election in Ecuador pit conservative banker Guillermo Lasso and ruling party candidate Lenin Moreno, who appears to have won by a narrow margin. The winner will be sworn in to a four-year term in May. Key Links http://www.presidencia.gob.ec Twitter Moment ⚡️ “Ecuador Elections” Ecuador Elections Planeta Ecuador

Habitat 3 (2016)

Habitat III is the United Nations Conference on Housing and Sustainable Urban Development taking place this week in Quito, Ecuador, October 17 – 20. The meeting takes place every 20 years, and its action-oriented outcome, known as the New Urban Agenda, will be finalized this week. It has 175 items that center around two core objectives: inclusive …

#EcuadorNow (July 2016)

Screenshot Here’s the 2016 news from Ecuador, mostly as embedded tweets from friends and colleagues in the South American country. Status Report: Ecuador seeks to invigorate its travel and tourism sector after an earthquake caused considerable damage earlier this year on the coast. Read: The best way to help Ecuador is to visit Ecuador Embedded Tweets …