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TRAVEL ADVENTURES IN ECUADOR, GALAPAGOS & SOUTH AMERICA

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January 6, 2020

Medicinal plants of Ecuador

It's estimated seven out of ten Ecuadorians use medicinal plants. Ethnobiologist Omar Vacas has spent 15 years researching local flora used for centuries to cure diseases.
December 9, 2019

Everything you Need to Know about Ecuador Currency and Money

September 24, 2019

5 Restaurants You Should Try in Guayaquil

Guayaquil is a launching point for those flying to the Galapagos Islands. Ecuador’s largest city can be daunting, it is a busy metropolis where people from across
September 9, 2019

Ecuador Mountain Biking – Adventures on two wheels

August 27, 2019

10 Reasons Why Ecuador Should Be Your Next Travel Destination

July 24, 2019

Why Go Birding in Ecuador? An Expert’s Perspective

With over 1600 species of birds found in many tropical habitats, Ecuador is considered megadiverse and is relatively compact compared to its massive political neighbors
May 27, 2019

5 of the Best Day Tours from Quito

Making the most out of your time in Ecuador can mean many things to people from all over the globe. For many, taking a day tour […]
May 22, 2019

May 24th: The Battle of Pichincha-The Defeat of the Spanish in Ecuador

On May 24th in 1822, a battle took place on the slopes of the Guagua Pichincha Volcano above Quito that would end the Spanish occupation of […]
March 26, 2019

My amazing, fun weekend in Baños, Ecuador

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