Cuyabeno Reserve

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A friend of mine told me once, that whenever she thinks of a happy place she thinks of the ecuadorian jungle. After I finally visited it I can say exactly the same thing. So far it was the biggest highlight … Continue reading

Otavalo

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The famous saturday Otavalo market is the largest market of handcrafts in the whole South America. 2 hours bus ride north of Quito and you find yourself between colorful stands selling musical instruments, dream catchers, leather goods, indigenous costumes, hand-painted platters … Continue reading

Plaza San Francisco, Quito

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Hundreds of pidgeons, families and tourist strolling across the plaza, locals and foreigners. This is a daily view in one of Quito’s oldest and most impressive sights, including the constructed between 1536 and 1580 white Monastery of San Francisco. Back … Continue reading

Mitad del Mundo

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Although the equator traverses the land and waters of 14countries it is Ecuador that makes a big deal out of it. For that reason there is a whole city in Ecuador called Mitad del Mundo (middle of the world) with … Continue reading

Basílica del Voto Nacional (HDR)

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“(…) A Roman Catholic church located in the historic center of Quito It is the largest neogothic basilica in the New World and the most important work of Neogothic Ecuadorian architecture. The building is noted for its gargoyles in the form of native Ecuadorian animals, … Continue reading