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Vilcabamba, the Fountain of Youth

Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | Views [2835] | Video

Vilcabamba is a beautiful small town in the south of Ecuador, and it is known as a fountain of youth because of the longevity of its residents and its healthy nutrient-rich water and environment. Its setting in a lovely green valley is peaceful and ... Read more >

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Photos: Vilcabamba, Ecuador

Tuesday, 10 Jan 2012 | Photo Gallery

Vilcabamba, Ecuador
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Cuenca, Ecuador to Lima, Peru

Tuesday, 20 Dec 2011 | Views [10769] | Comments [4] | Video

In 2008 when I travelled from Ecuador to Peru, I took the easy way – I flew. This time I decided to go by bus. Much cheaper, but time consuming and not always convenient, but I hadn’t seen the countryside south of Cuenca so I thought it would be a ... Read more >

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Pumapungo, Ecuador

Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | Views [1311] | Video

The Banco Central Pumapungo is a museum and park on the actual remains of the Tomebamba excavations, in the city of Cuenca itself. The museum has an excellent exhibition of the culture of the different indigenous people of Ecuador and the regions ... Read more >

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Photos: Pumapungo

Monday, 19 Dec 2011 | Photo Gallery

Pumapungo Cuenca, Ecuador
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Ingapirca, Ecuador

Sunday, 18 Dec 2011 | Views [1670] | Video

While I was in the Cuenca region I wanted to visit Ingapirca, Inca ruins that were built by Huayna Capac when the Cañaris were conquered in the late 15 th century. I had planned to go there on my way to Cuenca; but after arriving in Cañar (from where ... Read more >

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Photos: Ingapirca

Sunday, 18 Dec 2011 | Photo Gallery

Ingapirca, an Inca site in Ecuador
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Photos: Cuenca

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Photos: Quito Dec 2011

Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | Photo Gallery

colonial buildings from the old city
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Quito, Ecuador, Dec 2011

Thursday, 15 Dec 2011 | Views [818] | Comments [1] | Video

Flying into Quito (Ecuador) is a great feeling; it has such a dramatic entrance, situated in the Andes, 2,850 metres above sea level, (Footprints 2008). I came via Panama City (Panama) and Guayaquil (Ecuador); the trip took about 14 hours altogether, ... Read more >

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