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 …

Gringolandia

Cover Looking forward to reading Gringolandia: Lifestyle Migration Under Late Capitalism by Matthew Hayes Amazon.com UMN Press: The new book Gringolandia: Lifestyle Migration Under Late Capitalism by Matthew Hayes explores the little-discussed phenomenon of migration from North to South by retirees, focusing on the historic city of Cuenca, Ecuador. In this city, as many as …

Mindo, Ecuador

Photo: Alexey Yakovlev, Caterpillar Wikipedia: Mindo is a mountainous watershed in the western slopes of the Andes, where two of the most biologically diverse ecoregions in the world meet: the Chocoan lowlands and the Tropical Andes. In this transitional area — which covers an area of 268 square kilometers (103 sq mi) and ranges from …

#trenecuador

I have always been curious about train travel in Ecuador, one of my favorite places in the world. I have followed Tren Ecuador from afar. It’s one of Dom’s faves, so we pay attention. Key Links http://trenecuador.com @TrenEcuador #trenecuador https://www.flickr.com/photos/trenec https://www.instagram.com/trenecuador   Embedded Tweets "Muévase mi don!" Train Instagram Stories 👉🏻 https://t.co/snEMonBCth @TrenEcuador #trenecuador #trencrucero …