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Things to see and do in and around Quito Ecuador

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 Amazon border city of [...]

2017-09-19T10:18:28+00:00 By |

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 beautiful waterfalls and to partake in some adventure sports, ending the day [...]

2017-08-02T10:59:34+00:00 By |

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 popular with outdoor enthusiasts is the year-round temperate weather. While in Baños you [...]

2017-08-02T11:23:41+00:00 By |

LA CASA VERDE, ECO FRIENDLY COMFORT, BANOS EC

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 away from the hustle and bustle of the [...]

2017-08-02T12:47:42+00:00 By |

5 FANTASTIC & AFFORDABLE THINGS TO SEE IN QUITO

Things to See in Quito Before I tell you the 5 fantastic & affordable things to see in Quito, let me tell you where Quito is. Quito, the capital of Ecuador, sits high in the Andean foothills at an altitude of 2,850m or 9350 ft. It sits at the highest elevation of any capital city. [...]

2017-08-09T16:06:09+00:00 By |

THE EQUATOR IN ECUADOR, SEE WHAT A REMARKABLE PLACE

What do Kenya, Indonesia, and Ecuador have in common? If you said the equator runs through all of them, you are correct. On the equator in Ecuador, you can do some strange experiments that you can’t do in many other places and get the same results. I’ll tell you about them in a minute. Center [...]

2017-08-09T16:26:10+00:00 By |

LA MIRAGE, QUITO, LUXURIOUS TREASURE NESTLED IN THE ANDES

La Mirage, Hidden Treasure If you think that you will have to settle for second-rate accommodations in a developing country like Ecuador, you haven't been to La Mirage Garden Hotel and Spa. Perched on the Andean hillside of the charming city of Cotacachi you will find La Mirage. La Mirage offers European décor, a world [...]

2017-08-09T16:48:23+00:00 By |

BASILICA IN QUITO, CLOSER TO GOD ON THE STAIRWAY TO HEAVEN

Not for the Faint of Heart The Basilica of the National Vow (Spanish: Basilica del Voto Nacional) is a Roman Catholic church that is a focal point in the historic center of Quito Ecuador. This is a great place to enjoy a panoramic view of the city. Getting to the top of the basilica is [...]

2017-08-09T17:16:14+00:00 By |