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A Travel Blog by norasfrogblog
This semester, I'm participating in a Tropical Ecology Study Abroad program based in Quito, Ecuador. I'll be heading to various other parts of Ecuador, including the Galapagos Islands in March! I've creating this blog in lieu of sharing my experiences ...
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A Travel Blog entry by karien from Baños, Ecuador
... the dark, and inevitably with it comes candles, loads of popcorn with chili sauce and card games. Last Monday night, after our Tungurahua climb (of which I will tell more next time) we decided that we definately needed the healing powers of the thermal ...
A Travel Blog entry by rush from Baños, Ecuador
... as the tracks were at times almost vertical. Unfortunately the white mist of the clouds surrounded us over the entire of Tungurahua and so views of anything were obscured to say the least and when we finally reached the Refugio we all froze to ...
A Travel Blog entry by goodrichodyssey from Banos, Ecuador
... "The Black Giant." It has a 600 ft. wide crater. The volcano causes many tremors in the nearby city of Banos. Tungurahua's lava is mostly composed of basalts. Tungurahua has had over seventeen major eruptions in historical times, its most recent occurring ...
A Travel Blog entry by ladyandtramp from Baños, Tungurahua, Ecuador
... the volcano's black ashes do not fall in the area around here. Otherwise, we would be cleaning from everything all the time! Tungurahua's eruptions are classified as being of the "Stromboli" type, which means that almost always, it is gas and steam that ...
A Travel Blog entry by tomandfoy from Baños, Ecuador
... for an hour for 10 dollars and took it for a blast up the road to the Bellavista, viewpoint of the Volcan Tungurahua. It was a beautiful winding road with no potholes in sight (rare in Ecuador!) and hardly another vehicle in sight. ...
A Travel Blog entry by karien from Baños, Ecuador
This is an account of our walk to the refugio of Vulcan Tungurahua. Tungurahua is over 5000m high and the refugio is situated at 3800m. This meant that we had to gain 2km of altidtude to get there. It was an amazing experience. I have not done a lot of ...
A Travel Blog entry by rawhideone from Banos, Ecuador
... town. But immediately it feels like a good place to be. Right at the base of a towering and active volcano...Tungurahua.......this little town of 12,000 seems to have about 20000 this weekend. We get in around 4PM...the bus station ...
A Travel Blog entry by haeschendoktor from Baños, Tungurahua, Ecuador
... - ganz entgegen meines sonst so robusten Magens. Die Busfahrt habe ich dennoch gut überstanden... Baños liegt am Fuße des Tungurahua, ein noch aktiver Vulkan, der im März das letzte Mal ausgebrochen ist und durch seine Aschewolken für diverse ...
A Travel Blog entry by fatofi from Banos, Ecuador
... jusque la statue de la Vierge et une magnifique vue de Banos nous est offerte. Le but de la rando est la vue sur le volcan Tungurahua près de Banos. Mais lorsqu'on arrive au pied, trop de nuage, on peut juste l'attendre gronder mais pas le voir, on le ...
A Travel Blog entry by tai_and_sarah from Tungurahua, Manabi, Ecuador
We left montanita in the early hours of the morning on the 2nd January and after a little incident with an invasion of cockroaches we were on our way on a bus back to Guayaquil. The change over at Guayaquil proved more difficult than we thought it was ...
A Travel Blog entry by kateoli80 from Tungurahua, Tungurahua, Ecuador
Another 5am wake up, breakfast and ready to leave the jungle by 6am. Firstly there's the small canoe ride up the small river to the boardwalk across to the main Napo river. It was high tide, with lots of scum and pretty large trees floating down it, the ...
A Travel Blog entry by jonnyandjanette from Banos, Ecuador
We decide to visit the volcanic region of Ecuador, as it's only 4 hours south of Quito and we’re pretty much done with long bus journeys! Banos is a small town at the base of a large and rather active volcano, Volcano T (recent large eruptions and ...
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\tHotel, volcano, restaurant, pool, jacuzzi, is situated in the best place in the town of Baños, Tungurahua province, an hour of the Amazon rainforest. spacious, sunny and clear rooms , some with views of the city, others to Mount Runtun. Facilities for ...Traveler Rating
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Considered one of Ecuador's most active volcanoes, this strato-volcano (a volcano that almost constantly emits gas and vapor) towers more than three kilometers above its northern base with a crater measuring more than 400 meters in diameter.