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A Gathering Force (accessible tourism, part 1)

03/Marzo/2011 | 08:04

By LANCE BRASHEAR Part one in a three-part series on accessible tourism in Ecuador Lee Hagmeier recently completed a three-week tour of Ecuador.  He toured Quito and the surrounding area, took a week-long trip to Galapagos, followed by five day   [...]

A day at the market

01/Marzo/2011 | 17:02

By Dominic Hamilton "Eight? You want eight for it?" "Si, señor, precio muy bueno. Precio especial." "Ten isn’t ‘especial’! How about two for ten, that’s 'especial.'" "Dos por diez? No, no, no, no..." "Come on, ten for two. You’re not g   [...]

Searching for gold

15/Febrero/2011 | 17:19

By Lance Brashear When the Spanish came looking for gold in a small pueblo in what is now southern Ecuador  they saw a geographic similarity to the recently established town of Portobelo in Panama.  So they christened this new town with the same n   [...]

All Trails Lead to Ecuador

20/Enero/2011 | 16:48

By Lance Brashear We know that American poet Robert Frost, in choosing between two paths, took the road less traveled and that made all the difference, for him.  For the traveler wishing to discover Ecuador, there are more than just two options an   [...]

Visitor's Guide to Cuenca

13/Enero/2011 | 09:03

By Lance Brashear Cuenca, Ecuador’s third largest city, historically is defined by Conquest.  It was conquered by the Inca´s in 1480, who named it Tomebamba, and then by the Spanish who conquered and renamed it “Santa Ana de los cuatro rios de Cue   [...]

Visitor's Guide to Guayaquil

07/Enero/2011 | 14:15

miamiherald@hoy.com.ec Guayaquil is modern city full of activity for both visitors and residents.  Parks, plazas, museums, historical districts, and boardwalks create a chain of attractions and activities in Ecuador’s largest city Visitors will fi   [...]

Visitor´s Guide to Quito

07/Enero/2011 | 11:22

PARKS Carolina Park – Home to Botanical Garden, Natural Science Museum, and Botanical Garden El Ejido Park – Home to Weekend Art Fair, Alameda Park – Home to Observatory Itchimbia Park – Home to Crystal Palace PLAZAS 1. Plaza Gran   [...]