Ecuador

Ecuador’s highest mountain is the point on Earth closest to the sun. Due to the mountain’s location along the equatorial bulge. Darwin based his theories of evolution on the discoveries made on Ecuador’s Galápagos Islands. The first two UNESCO world heritage sites are in Ecuador.


See the Wonders of the Jungle in Luxury on an Amazon River Cruise

See the Wonders of the Jungle in Luxury on an Amazon River Cruise

From the small but lively city of Coca Ecuador, we board a longboat canoe that will take us to our awaiting ship for the Amazon river cruise. The cruise ship can only come so far up the river before the waters are not navigable. The part of the Amazon we are traveling...
Amazon Jungle Adventure – Blowguns & Chocolate

Amazon Jungle Adventure – Blowguns & Chocolate

THE AMAZON JUNGLE How many people can say they’ve been in the Amazon jungle, I bet not many? On a recent trip to Banos Ecuador, we traveled into a small portion of the Amazon Rainforest. We hired a private tour guide and driver to take us there. As we entered the...
Thermal Baths in Banos Ecuador Are Amazing

Thermal Baths in Banos Ecuador Are Amazing

Famous Volcanic Thermal Baths Banos Ecuador is most famous for its volcanic thermal baths. Banos actually means baths, not bathrooms in Spanish. The waters in Banos range in temperature from 64 to 130 degrees Fahrenheit.  While many people go to Banos for their...
Baños The Adventure Capital of Ecuador

Baños The Adventure Capital of Ecuador

Banos An Adventurist Dream  Baños Ecuador, located in the central Andes, is an outdoor adventurist dream. Situated in an area filled with waterfalls and hot springs, Baños is a popular destination for travelers from around the globe. What makes this location so...
La Casa Verde, Eco Friendly Comfort in Banos Ecuador

La Casa Verde, Eco Friendly Comfort in Banos Ecuador

La Casa Verde La Casa Verde Eco Guest House is in beautiful Banos, Ecuador. Is it important for you to stay somewhere that respects the environment?  Do you try to make the smallest “footprint” on this earth that you can? On vacation, do you like to be...

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