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Quilotoa: A breathtaking adventure destination in the Andes

14 km north of Zumbahua, within  the Ilinizas Ecological Reserve, Quilotoa is the westernmost volcano in the Andes. But perhaps the most impressive thing about this 12,840 ft dormant volcano,

Riobamba: Celebrations in the Andes!

Andean celebrations are based on the relationship between nature, the human being, the deity and ancestral beings. Every year, in the Andes, 4 events are celebrated based on reciprocity, agriculture

Pase del Niño in Riobamba: A celebration in the Andes

During the months of December and January, Riobamba celebrates “El Pase del Niño” or the “Passing of the Child” (Christ). And this year is special. In September, the Ministry of

Cuenca: Explore a cultural treasure in the Andes

Cuenca is the capital of Azuay province and the third largest city in Ecuador. Located in a peaceful and relaxed setting, the city of Cuenca has a distinguished skyline marked

Southern Andes: The land of ancestral trails and unexplored ecological reserves

As you head down the Panamericana road, you will find lower elevations and warmer drier climates. The Southern Andes region has a lonely, faraway feel to it, reinforced by its

Northern Andes: Mountains, Lakes & Folklore

In the Northern Andes of Ecuador you will find a variety of destinations; from colonial haciendas, stunning mountain landscapes, beautiful local markets, highland lakes inside craters, and one of the

Discover the “Anti” or Andes: The land where the sun rises

Some provinces in Ecuador’s highlands such as Imbabura, Pichincha, Cotopaxi, Tungurahua, and Chimborazo, are named after the most important volcano in its territory. Discover the Andes mountain chain on your

Celebrating Inti Raymi in Ingapirca

Located in Cañar, Ingapirca Inca architectural complex is the most important pre-columbian site in Ecuador! Ingapirca means “wall of the Inca” and on-site, you can find the remains of what

Descubriendo Pastaza con Juan José Olivo

Juan José Olivo es consultor turístico y fotógrafo de Pastaza, desde hace más de 7 años vive en la Amazonía ecuatoriana. En esta entrevista nos cuenta sobre sus aventuras y