Playa De Oro

Playa De Oro, Ecuador

Travel Blogs from Playa De Oro

Playa De Oro Travel Blogs (2)
Heaven becomes Hell, Playa de Oro, Esmeraldas, Ecuador travel blog

Heaven becomes Hell

A travel blog entry by vickielizabeth


... Time, we thought (it works pretty much the same as Altitude Time) we would be walking for around 3.5 - 4 hours. Our beaming Playa de Oro guide, Jimmy, had turned up in Wimbi, his machete dangling from his hip and his rifle (wait... rifle???!) slung over ...

Sands of Gold, Playa De Oro, Ecuador travel blog

Sands of Gold

A travel blog entry by mogandfrog


... by giant sandpits and piles of gravel, and the water has suffered from cyanide and arsenic poisoning. So far, the Playa de Oro community has resisted offers from gold mining and lumber companies to buy their land. Instead they have chosen to protect ...