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Otavalo Market...

ECUADOR | Thursday, 22 Apr 2010 | Views [410]

A trip to Otavalo can offer much more than just the market itself.  The first stop on our tour, was a town called Calderon. This is located about 6 miles north of Quito and is most famous for its bread dough dolls. These dolls were originally created ... Read more >

Tags: ecuador, indigenous market, otavalo

Jungle Prep…

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 24 Mar 2010 | Views [409]

On Friday I shall be embarking on a 4 day trip to the Ecuadorian Amazon rainforest! Where am I going exactly? Kapawi Lodge My destination: the Kapawi Ecolodge. This is located deep in the almost two million acres of the Achuar people’s ... Read more >

Tags: achuar tribe, amazon tours, ecuador, ecuadorian jungle, kapawi lodge, rainforest

Quito – The Colonial side…

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 24 Mar 2010 | Views [476]

Plaza de Independencia  (the main square) is the perfect place to start a tour of historical Quito. Radiating from this core are assorted whitewashed buildings bordering narrow cobblestone  streets and lovely parks. The shop signs in the surrounding ... Read more >

Tags: basilica del voto nacional, ecuador, la compania de jesus, old town, plaza de independencia, quito

The Middle of the World?

ECUADOR | Wednesday, 17 Mar 2010 | Views [349]

There seems to be a constant debate on where the actual equator in Ecuador is located, the two popular tourist sites to date are: La Mitdad del Mundo (the middle of the world) and Inti-Nan (road of the sun)... Click to read the full article

Tags: ecuador, equator, inti-nan, la mitdad del mundo

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