Travel Blogs from Imbabura, Ecuador

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What town are we in?  Oh yeah, Cotacachi, right?, Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

What town are we in? Oh yeah, Cotacachi, right?

A travel blog entry by benature

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... one that I'll certainly remember. The bus rides down here were long but beautiful.  Southern Colombia and northern Ecuador have similar Andean landscapes with farmland everywhere.  As gasoline is produced in Ecuador, gas prices are about $1 ...

Gringo Tour's Hot Spots, Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

Gringo Tour's Hot Spots

A travel blog entry by jsunmiller

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There is just certain things & place's you are obligated to see when you are checking off the "must do's": in Ecuador....Yesterday was spent doing exactly that & as usual i am happy to report, I was not disappointed....With my trusty guide ...

Not an entry for Mum to read....Volcano climbing !, Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

Not an entry for Mum to read....Volcano climbing !

A travel blog entry by pennyimo

I´m not really sure why it is briget and I thought we would be fine climbing a 4900m volcano without much in the way of aclimatisation...just for all of you on the edge of your seats: we made it, we are alive, it was amazing. The trip involved a stay ...

Imbabura Province, Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

Imbabura Province

A travel blog entry by nancyboscostlow

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... spacious, has great beds and an excellent breakfast buffet. We were out the door at 7:30 this morning for a day trip to Imbabura province.  The Amazing Tania was there to introduce us to our guide, Santiago.  We also had a driver, ...

F@^&ing 3rd World Countries & their unstable grid, Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

F@^&ing 3rd World Countries & their unstable grid

A travel blog entry by jsunmiller

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... Big Festival's going on here in Quito (going to my 1st bull-fight in the next couple days) & then leaving for Canoa, Ecuador sometime around tuesday or wednessday....I am soooooooooooooooo ready to get out of the city & all the &hassel i've ...

13th Anniversary Trip!, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

13th Anniversary Trip!

A travel blog entry by intouchrn

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August 2012 Well, Bruce and I celebrated 13 years together this week. “Let’s go to Cuenca!” he said. “Why not?” she said. So, we took off for an adventure, throwing some raisins, almonds, cookies and bottled water in the ...

Blame it on the Cuy... Otavalo and Cotacachi, Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

Blame it on the Cuy... Otavalo and Cotacachi

A travel blog entry by ness010

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... of the restaurant with a TV playing bad Ecua. music). The guys had settled in for the afteroon in preparation for the Colombia v Ecuador World Cup qualifier and as they had already had a few bevvies, entertained us with a lively debate about the cultural ...

We Made the Move, Atuntaqui, Ecuador travel blog

We Made the Move

A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats

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... Flota Imbabura bus terminal is just a few blocks from us, right on the Pana (short for the PanAmerican Highway. --And the Flota Imbabura bus terminal in Quito, is just a few blocks from the touristy Mariscal area. (Flota means Fleet). When we first pulled ...

Otavalenos Polly Pockets, Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

Otavalenos Polly Pockets

A travel blog entry by josiejojo

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... ; There was no charge either to enter, usually every park I've been to you have to pay an entrance fee.  Maybe Ecuador hasn't caught onto this yet?  The walk is a gentle stroll around a loop and the falls are pretty impressive.  ...

PICTURES FROM THE IMBABURA REGION, Atuntaqui, Ecuador travel blog

PICTURES FROM THE IMBABURA REGION

A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats

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  A fun piece to read concerning the ?real? equator in Ecuador: http://jules.com.au/blog/the-three-equators-real-and-unreal/ ...

Updates -- continually updated again, Atuntaqui, Ecuador travel blog

Updates -- continually updated again

A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats

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... -for-trouble.aspx    May 2013:  Think that MAYBE the propane is starting to be made available again in Imbabura??? The trucks have not been coming around for MONTHS, but Fred was told that the propane trucks are starting to roll ...

Santa Agua Chachimbiro, Chachimbiro, Ecuador travel blog

Santa Agua Chachimbiro

A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats

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I must say, from Piedra de Agua, to Papallacta --Ecuador sure knows how to make hot spring resorts -- and now this one. This resort is called Santa Agua Chachimbiro. Chachimbiro is only about an hour's drive via a bus from the terminal in Ibarra and ...

A Town Known For Its Hand-Crafted Leather Goods, Cotacachi, Ecuador travel blog

A Town Known For Its Hand-Crafted Leather Goods

A travel blog entry by amazingjourneys

Cotacachi - Imbabura Province Accommodation La Cuadra Hostal, Modesto Peñaherrera 11-46 (between González Suárez & Pedro Moncayo), Tel: (06) 2916015, Web: www.lacuadra-hostal.com . This modern hostal with friendly and welcoming staff has a homely ...

Limónes vs Limas:, Atuntaqui, Ecuador travel blog

Limónes vs Limas:

A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats

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... lima" (thinking lime) but was told by the Spanish speaking waiter that it was said "limón". ---Someone answered this person: "In Ecuador, lime is limón and lemons are not available. Lima means file. In Los Angeles, both lemons and limes were called ...

Teaching English/A Little About the Area, Atuntaqui, Ecuador travel blog

Teaching English/A Little About the Area

A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats

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... 14.5 months we lived there, but I never felt one -- until last month. Anyway, we are really enjoying this part of Ecuador -- a little more tranquil, but without the lack of things to do,  places to go, modern infrastructure and good health ...

Our Favorites in Imbabura, Atuntaqui, Ecuador travel blog

Our Favorites in Imbabura

A travel blog entry by ecuador_expats

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... , will become a regular spot for us, since we have grown to love coming into Quito for the day. It's a US fix without leaving Ecuador. We love Eastern Indian food, and in TripAdvisor alone, there are at least 4 in Quito. Chandani Tandoori is small, very ...

A few nights in Gringoland, Ecuador, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

A few nights in Gringoland, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by theworldtour

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We left Cotopaxi in an effort to make it to Cuenca, Ecuador. It is a UNESCO World Heritage site and one of the largest cities in Ecuador. Getting there was not easy: - 3 hours by van to Latucugna where the driver dropped us off at the wrong place. After ...

A week of volunteering and exploring, Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

A week of volunteering and exploring

A travel blog entry by mizureagan

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... young doctor who was doing a year of community service (as is required for all doctors after they complete their residency in Ecuador).  I did not take too many pictures of the elderly people we visited in their homes as the conditions in which some ...

Saying....Goodbye to friends today.., Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

Saying....Goodbye to friends today..

A travel blog entry by unihowe

Heading out Wednesday....to Hanoi....to begin the start of my journey, discovering Asia. It feels as if I am "re-tracing footsteps" of other lives that I have lived....the pull to Asia is so incredibly strong... Starting in Vietnam...and hope to see ...

Dancing in the street., Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

Dancing in the street.

A travel blog entry by lornamaskell

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We caught the Ute down from the Polylepis lodge and he was going to drop us at the bus station but the bus had already left so he chased after it. When we got on the bus it was completely packed and at each stop they kept cramming more people on, we were ...

Changing landscape, Salinas, Ecuador travel blog

Changing landscape

A travel blog entry by gemandkory

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We set off for our first day in Ecuador with waterproof coats on as it was really cold and we were heading downhill to start the day. As we coasted down the hill our fingers and toes were frozen but we were enjoying the easy cycling. We could see ...

Lives of Quiet Desperation, Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

Lives of Quiet Desperation

A travel blog entry by viajero1965

... after day as I struggled through the monotony that had become my life prior to making the decision to start a new life in Ecuador. Friday afternoon would bring the feeling of relief that came with the temporary furlough from the stresses of a full time ...

South America Sojurn, Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

South America Sojurn

A travel blog entry by tropmem

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... so we don't get much rain.  Since we're surrounded by mountains there are always clouds around, and our two volcanoes, Imbabura and Cotacachi, play hide and seek all day, showing themselves briefly before retreating behind the clouds.  It's also ...

Papi und Nadine sind da, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Papi und Nadine sind da

A travel blog entry by papeleta

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... sich Nadine gleich eingedeckt hat :) Wir waren Gestern auch noch bei der Post, ohje ohje. Ich empfehle keinem ein Paeckchen von Ecuador ins Ausland zu schicken, es ist meega teuer!!! Wartet damit bis ihr in Bolivien sind :) So also ich habe ihnen alle ...

Semana Santa and the quest for huevos de chocolate, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Semana Santa and the quest for huevos de chocolate

A travel blog entry by k.griffin

... up for this by wandering Cuenca´s (pretty but definitely closed) streets comfort eating and searching for chocolate eggs. Turns out Ecuador has no such tradition, and as a result a lot of Cuencans are no doubt comparing notes on those bizarre English ...

Days 49 & 64: Mountaintop Moments with Cumbres, Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

Days 49 & 64: Mountaintop Moments with Cumbres

A travel blog entry by travellightly

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... to desert, and an equally surprising amount of sheep. Indeed, the signs of civilization were much more apparent here than in Imbabura, as Quilotoa is one stop in a string of indigenous communities.  That didn’t bother me at all, though.  ...

E geniale Kratersee!, Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

E geniale Kratersee!

A travel blog entry by jodor

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... aufwärmen. Vorher packe ich jedoch die Gelegenheit mit ein paar jungen Studenten, die auf einer einwöchigen Bildungsreise durch Ecuador sind, mein Spanisch aufzubessern und zu erfahren, welche Orte in diesem Land ein Muss sind, sie zu besuchen- JA, ich ...

New scam all the time!, Cotacachi Imbabura, Ecuador travel blog

New scam all the time!

A travel blog entry by charlieandjan01

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... !  Of course, I have to answer for him and everyone is quite gracious letting me funciton as his voice. Ecuador is quite interesting, beautiful with great volcanoes that stretch into the clouds all around my current little city of Cotacachi.  ...

Jatun Sacha, Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

Jatun Sacha

A travel blog entry by simej

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I spent this week on San Cristobal Island. I was out of touch because we were at Jatun Sacha, a conservation center in the highlands. I never thought I'd be warm or dry ever again! We were using machetes to cut down mora (blackberry), which is an ...

A day out with the Extended Family, Pucara, Ecuador travel blog

A day out with the Extended Family

A travel blog entry by ruby.honnor

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We are currently in Ecuador in the tiny village of Pucara, in the beautiful cloud forest of the Andes where we have been enjoying the hospitality of the villages 200 inhabitants! We came to the village to improve our Spanish and have spent the last two ...

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