Travel Blogs from Ecuador

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The Galapagos! First hike at North Seymour, Baltra, Ecuador travel blog

The Galapagos! First hike at North Seymour

A travel blog entry by crismanila77


... in the Galapagos via Guayaquil. All flights to the Galapagos require a mandatory stop in Guayaquil to pick up more passengers. [Guayaquil is Ecuador's largest city in terms of population]. It was a quick, pleasant flight. By noon time, we landed at the ...

Otavalo - Märkte, Souvenirs & tolle Landschaften, Otavalo, Ecuador travel blog

Otavalo - Märkte, Souvenirs & tolle Landschaften

A travel blog entry by patricia.eifler


Am Samstag fuhr ich nach Otavalo um den großen Samstags- und Tiermarkt anzusehen. Als erstes ging es zum Mercado de Animales. Wahnsinn was da abging. Tausende Tiere unterschiedlichster Arten und zig Menschen die miteinander verhandelt haben. Man konnte ...

Correction...Cuenca -- City of a Thousand Santas, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Correction...Cuenca -- City of a Thousand Santas

A travel blog entry by travelshrew


OK...maybe not a thousand Santas, but definitely more Santas than we've ever seen in one place.  Little Santas, big Santas, Santas with mini-skirts and high heels, dog Santas, Santas sponsored by the local cerveza company, Santas pushing baby ...

In the shadow of Volcan Tungurahua, Baños, Ecuador travel blog

In the shadow of Volcan Tungurahua

A travel blog entry by mistahall


Not the rain shadow unfortunately. I spent a drizzly two days in Baños (after a night's stopover in Riobamba), whiling away the hours reading, eating, and using the internet. I'd hoped to rent a bike and tackle a long ride down toward the Oriente ...

Discovering the Panama hat, Cuenca, Ecuador travel blog

Discovering the Panama hat

A travel blog entry by eugenecash


... " there was no going back.  Now on all the hats you see the producers clearly stating "Original Panama Hat made in Ecuador".  Anyway, I really wanted to visit one of these factories and since Cuenca is renowned for making the hats it was a must ...

All I want for Xmas... is a baby sea lion, Galapagos, Ecuador travel blog

All I want for Xmas... is a baby sea lion

A travel blog entry by peterandgillian


Not sure how this write up is going to do the Galapagos tour justice - this place was probably on the top of both of our 'must see' lists and it didn´t disappoint... We spent 7 nights on a great boat were we managed to forget we were backpackers ...

Airport, Buses, Luggage, and Craziness, Quito, Ecuador travel blog

Airport, Buses, Luggage, and Craziness

A travel blog entry by fulana84


... met Malury, who is from Switzerland, and Vanessa, who is from Germany. Malury is an animated girl, who already has lived in Ecuador for 7 months! When she talks, she reminds me of an anime character; she expresses herself with her eyes. Vanessa seems to ...

More Monkey Mayhem, Puyo, Ecuador travel blog

More Monkey Mayhem

A travel blog entry by howardino


I had earlier decided to take another 2 weeks out of my busy travelling schedule to dedicate to the main reason i love South America, the jungle. I thought it would be exactly the same as the first time in Villa Tunari, but everything was different. The ...

On The Pinnacle, Bartolomé y Santa Cruz, Ecuador travel blog

On The Pinnacle

A travel blog entry by rush


Onwards and upwards with the continuation of our educational half of the tour meant a stop at Bartelomé, an extinct volcano sporting more than its fair share of volcanic formations. A surprise welcoming committee in the form of two White Tipped Reef ...

First stop in Ecuador, Loja, Ecuador travel blog

First stop in Ecuador

A travel blog entry by hi_from_sa


We first stopped in Loja, in the South of Ecuador. Small town with no major attraction, we planned to go few days to the nearby park but because of the weather we stayed only one ...

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