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 …

Ecuador Links

Ecuador flag Links related to Ecuador presented in somewhat random fashion: 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 https://twitter.com/alerprensa https://twitter.com/ResisteHabitat3 https://twitter.com/Yasunidos https://twitter.com/corapesatelital https://twitter.com/clacpi https://twitter.com/lahoraecuador …

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 …

Quito Links

Quito flag Major update in progress. Corrections and suggestions welcome Links related to Quito presented in somewhat random fashion: Twitter @MunicipioQuito @QuitoTurismo @AeropuertoUIO @MauricioRodasEC @ZULNELEA @MuseoCiudadQ Headlines https://theculturetrip.com/south-america/ecuador/articles/the-most-beautiful-parks-and-gardens-in-quito http://www.elcomercio.com/tendencias/quito-conmemoracion-bicicleta-lafloresta.html In water we trust – @aleszubajak http://www.sfgate.com/travel/article/Made-over-Quito-still-has-a-flavor-of-its-own-5812966.php http://www.elcomercio.com.ec/tendencias/recorriendo-mercados-quito.html http://www.hoy.com.ec/noticias-ecuador/quito-tiene-sobreoferta-de-habitaciones-586652.html http://www.elcomercio.com/quito/crecimiento-turistico-Quito-destaca-region_0_841715825.html http://www.elcomercio.com/quito/Quito-mejores-vivir_0_755924627.html Tourism Portals Quito Visitor’s Bureau Facebook Casa Oriente Planeta.com Quito Ecuador South America Cities

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. Today, December 6, is the anniversary of Quito’s founding. Planeta.com joins the celebration by the making the requisite edits and updates on …

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 …

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 …

Quechua

Indigenous Peoples Quechua is the name of a people of the central Andes of South America and their languages. Recommended Listening Quechua – Imagine that while growing up, your parents spoke to each other in a language you didn’t understand, using another language for you and your siblings. Gabina Funegra was exposed, in this way, …

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 …