Mindo, the small eco-friendly town, is located in the cloud forest of Ecuador and is part of the Nature Reserve called the Bosque Protector Mindo-Nambillo which is about 47.444 acres. Just 2,5 hours away from Quito, Mindo is a great option for a daytrip, especially when you are interested in bird watching. 350 different species [...]
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Cuenca situated southerly from Quito in a height of 2450 up to 2600 Meters is one of the most beautiful places in Ecuador. Cuenca is the third biggest city of Ecuador and rich in colonial heritage. The historic centre of Cuenca was appointed to World Cultural Heritage of the UNESCO in 1999. The heart of [...]
The park La Carolina is the green oasis and soul in the north of Quito. The park is located between the avenues los Shyris, Eloy Alfaro, Amazonas and Naciones Unidas. On weekends, the park is meeting point of the people living in Quito. Some people come here to do sports like playing football, basketball, ecua-volleyball [...]
Baños is located at the foot of the impressing Volcano Tungurahua and is famous for his wide range of adventure trips in the surroundings of the town.
During our trip through Ecuador my friend and I spent four days in the Cuyabeno Lodge which is situated at the Lagoon Grande in the Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve of the Rainforest in Ecuador. The Cuyabeno Lodge is located hidden in the Lagoon Grande and the only way to reach the Lodge is to go by [...]
Last Sunday we did a horseback ride at the Papagayo Hosteria which costs 35$ per Person for four hours. We were seven persons and had booked a transfer from Quito to the Hosteria Papagayo. The transfer was about 50$ return, so that we have to pay 7$ each. Unfortunately, the transfer arrived one hour late [...]
We had the Friday off for Easter, so I and some friends decided to travel to Mompiche in the province Esmeralda at the coast of Ecuador.
Last weekend I and some friends of mine made an amazing trip to Papallacta and the Cayambe Coca National Park. We started on Saturday afternoon by car and drove to an incredibly beautiful landscape from Quito to Papallacta. It takes about two hours from Quito and we drove along green mountains with great waterfalls and [...]
In my view the historic center of Quito is even more attractive by night! All this wonderful buildings are lighted up. For me it has something special. Anyway, I went to the historic center on a Saturday night to join a night walk.