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How To Prepare For A Trip To The Galapagos Islands
How To Prepare For A Trip To The Galapagos Islands

Travelling to the Galapagos Islands is on many people's bucket list. It is a trip of a lifetime and you want it to be perfect! The Galapagos Islands are one of those unique places on the planet, with creatures you won't see any other place. It...

Why You Should Visit Puyo In The Ecuadorian Amazon
Why You Should Visit Puyo In The Ecuadorian Amazon

Puyo is at the entrance of the Ecuadorian Amazon.  Many backpackers stop in Puyo on their way to Cuyabeno or Yasuni, which are deeper into the Amazon. You don't need to travel too far to experience the Amazon in Ecuador. You have probably heard of the swing at...

Top 10 Places To Visit In Ecuador
Top 10 places to visit in Ecuador

  Ecuador is a small country in South America, placed on the equator. Ecuador is crossing borders with Colombia and Peru. You have probably heard of The Galapagos Islands, but did you know it was a part of Ecuador? Although, The Galapagos Islands are the most visited...

top 6 things to do in Quito Ecuador The Viking Abroad
Top 6 Things To Do in Quito

This post contains affiliate links  Quito is the capital of Ecuador, located on the equator in South America. Imagine standing on the world’s highest point of the equato! Quito is 2,850 meters (9,350 ft) above sea level. This city has a lot to give, everything from UNESCO...

Mindo – Ecuadorian Cloud Forest

Mindo is in the cloud forest in Ecuador. It is only two hours from Quito. Mindo is known for its Butterflies, hummingbirds, and lush landscape . You can visit the butterfly reserve where you can feed the butterflies. If you are lucky, you can see...

Guacos dancing around me at the Mama Negra Festiival
Mama Negra Festival – Latacunga, Ecuador

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({});   Guacos dancing around me and cleansing me at the Mama Negra Festival Mama Negra festival is celebrated in Latacunga beginning of November every year. The tradition is inspired  by Spanish, Incan ,African and Mayan traditions. Latacunga was colonized by the Spanish, because...

Non-Touristy Places To Visit In Ecuador
Non-Touristy Places To Visit In Ecuador

You have probably heard of places to visit in Ecuador like The Galapagos Islands, Quito, Guayaquil and Cuenca. Here are a list of my favorite non- touristy places to visit in Ecuador for people that have seen it all or if you want to avoid...

Isveglio - The Secret of Ecuadorian Coffee
Isveglio – The Secret of Ecuadorian Coffee

Nothing is better than drinking a coffee without being interrupted. And by that, I also mean good, quality coffee. No Starbucks, instant or fuel station coffee. I have been drinking coffee since I was 16. I started with drinking Americano with no sugar or milk....