Lately the delicious alcoholic drink also called “biela” here in Ecuador has reached more popularity. After work, during a football match or just at home relaxing. Apart from the beer giants Pilsener and Brahma you can find more and more brands coming up.
Archive for August, 2010
Ecuador is privileged to be one of 17 countries worldwide being recognized as a mega biodiversity with an 18% of all bird species, 18% of all orchid species, 10% of all amphibian species and 8% of all mammal species. Furthermore Ecuador works with a so-called “National System of Protected Areas” which has lead to a [...]
The last weekend I went my first time to the vulcano Cotopaxi and was very excited what would expect me that day. We left early at 07.00 in the morning by bus with about 20 people in total. After about 45 minutes we stopped by at the Papgayo Hosteria http://www.hosteria-papagayo.com/ to pick up the remaining [...]
Ecuador has about 25 000 different plants and trees of which about 10 000 are growing in the Amazon region, other 10 000 in the Andes region and the remaining 5000 at the coastline. In Ecuador you can find about 384 diferent mammal species of which 30 are endemic and are only in Ecuador. Ecuador [...]
Since we planned to stay this weekend in Quito but want to see something new we decided to go to the Teleferico, a cable car going up the vulcano Pichincha from 2.950 meter to 4.050 meter in about 8-10 minutes The Teleferico is locates in the Avenida Western at the height og the Avenida The [...]