Quito Metro

Logo Quito Metro (Spanish: Metro de Quito, abbreviated as MDQ), is an underground rail mass transit system consisting of one single line in Quito, Ecuador. According to those in charge, work is currently 80% complete and starting its initial runs. The project is not without its critics, charging damage to the World Heritage designated Centro. …

Ecuador

Ecuador is a compact nation with four distinct zones: Andes Mountains (with some of the most active volcanoes in the world), the Pacific Coast, Amazon Jungle and the Galapagos Islands. Ecuador is bordered on the north by Colombia, the south and east by Peru and the west by the Pacific Ocean. All four zones are …

Galapagos

Buzzwords The 1859 publication of Charles Darwin’s The Origin of Species made the Galapagos famous. A century later in 1959, Ecuador declared 97 percent of the Galapagos islands a national park. In 1979 the United Nations Educational, Scientific and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) designated the Galapagos Islands as a World Heritage Site, the first place on …

Ecuador Links

Ecuador flag Links related to Ecuador presented in somewhat random fashion: 2019 Ecuador legalized gangs. Murder rates plummeted. 2018 Headlines https://www.nytimes.com/2018/12/24/world/americas/ecuador-china-dam.html https://www.rainforesttrust.org/news/new-nature-reserve-strengthens-protection-of-ecuadors-premier-national-park/ News = Noticias https://www.elcomercio.com https://www.elcomercio.com/search/?query=turismo Twitter @VisitaQuito @BlackSheepInn @ecabanilla @nomadom @PatricioTamariz @RiobambaBot @EcuadorTV @NanMagazinec @visit_cuencaec @JUANJINTIACH @Ambiente_Ec @TurismoEc @amalavidatv @ecoecuador @TrenEcuador @turismomejia @CasadelaCultura @makecuador @IGecuador @RioMuchacho @PatrimonioEc @FreddyEhlers @IntranetMintur @LorenaTapiaN @adsecuador @sandynaranjo @MinturZonal5 …

Quito

Photo Quito is one of the few cities to experience four seasons almost every day of the year. Its high altitude and sunny disposition make it a spirited place to live and visit. Questions = Preguntas What would locals like visitors to know about Quito? = ¿Qué les gustaría a los Quiteños que los visitantes …

Quito Links

Quito flag Links related to Quito, Ecuador presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @MunicipioQuito @QuitoTurismo @AeropuertoUIO @MauricioRodasEC @ZULNELEA @MuseoCiudadQ @MetrodeQuito Questions = Preguntas What would locals like visitors to know about Quito? = ¿Qué les gustaría a los Quiteños que los visitantes supieran sobre la ciudad? Who are the recommended writers / tweeters / photographers …

Wild Ecuador

Photo Planeta.com launches this brand new guide to Wild Ecuador – the country’s biodiversity, wildlife, parks and protected areas and the opportunities for ecotourism and conscious local responsible travel. Ministerio del Ambiente Ecuador http://www.ambiente.gob.ec https://www.flickr.com/photos/ministerioambienteecuador https://www.youtube.com/user/ambienteec https://www.facebook.com/AmbienteEc https://twitter.com/Ambiente_Ec @Marcelo_MataG Headlines Una reserva fronteriza, en gestación – El Comercio Perú y Ecuador establecerán primera Reserva de …

Huaorani

Indigenous Peoples Wikipedia: The Huaorani, Waorani, or Waodani, also known as the Waos, are native Amerindians from the Amazonian Region of Ecuador (Napo, Orellana, and Pastaza Provinces) who have marked differences from other ethnic groups from Ecuador. Documentaries Trinkets and Beads – Filmed over two years, Trinkets and Beads tells the story of how the …

Yasuni National Park

Photo: Ministerio Ambiente Ecuador Yasuni National Park (Spanish: Parque Nacional Yasuní) is in Ecuador with an area of 9,820 km2 between the Napo and Curaray rivers in Napo and Pastaza provinces in Amazonian Ecuador. The national park lies within the Napo moist forests ecoregion and is primarily rainforest. The park is about 250 kilometers from Quito and was …