“The whales have a passport of Ecuador!” – This sentence often can be heard at the coast of Ecuador during the month from June to September. Every year the gigantic Humpback Whales come the long way from the Antarctica to the coast of Ecuador for mating or birthing and to entertain thousands of people with [...]
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Every Sunday the ciclopaseo takes place. 30 Kilometres of roads from north to south are closed for cars and motorbikes and reserved for bikers and jogger. You can go from the north to the south of Quito and back.
Last Sunday was my birthday and once more I wanted to go to Papallacta. But this time I stayed for a night together with my girlfriend in the Spa hotel of Papallacta. It was a brilliant and relaxed time. We arrived there Sunday in the afternoon and directly we were fascinated by the incredible capabilities [...]
Think of reggae and the history of that genre then there is one band before any other, the legendary Wailers. The core of the band formed in 1969, when Bob Marley, Bunny Wailer, and Peter Tosh recruited the Barrett brothers – bassist Aston “Family Man” and drummer Carly – from Lee Perry’s upsetters to play [...]
Although Ecuador unfortunately did not make it to the World cup in 2010 the official world cup anthem “Waka Waka” by Shakira can be heard everywhere and is displayed at all big squares around Quito. Since Quito is the most touristic big city in Ecuador, especially the new center the “Mariscal”, you can find people [...]