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¡This is Ecuador celebra sus 50 años! Hace unas semanas me senté con Gustavo Vallejo (el gran hombre detrás de la revista) y le pedí que me cuente la historia de la guía, que imprimió su primera edición en septiembre de 1968.
This is Ecuador turns 50 and as the editor and granddaughter of the great man behind This is Ecuador, this anniversary is immensely sentimental. A few weeks ago, I sat down with my grandfather and asked him to tell me the story of the guide, which printed its first edition in September, 1968.
Galápagos sea lions (endemic to the Galápagos) are non-migratory and can be spotted in the Islands yearlong, but their pupping and breeding season takes place from May through February! If you visit Galápagos this month it is likely that you’ll encounter them in their mating period.
The “cuvivíes”, rain or floating birds (Bartrania Longicauda), migrate to Ecuador during the months of August to October to offer an amazing bird-watching experience. Read more about this “sacred tribute”.
Fine aroma cacao has been tied to Ecuadorian history for millenniums. Recent scientific studies show evidence not only of its early presence, but of its cultivation and consumption by the inhabitants of the South East of what is now Ecuador over 5.000 years ago.