Yunguilla and Maquipucuna, belonging to the Metropolitan District of Quito, are located within the Andean Choco Region – which was recently proclaimed a World’s Biosphere Reserve! Besides its natural wonders,
Visit Quito, the second highest capital in the world! UNESCO recognizes Quito as the city with “the best-preserved, historic center in Latin America.”
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 Culture proclaimed El Pase del Niño in Riobamba an “Intangible Cultural Heritage of Ecuador”.
Yunguilla y Maquipucuna, dos sitios que pertenecen al Distrito Metropolitano de Quito se encuentran dentro de la Región del Chocó – recientemente proclamada como ¡Reserva Mundial de la Biosfera! Además