Beyond Cuenca and its cultural and architectonic charms, there are many places to visit nearby. Wonderful nature as well as small towns and parishes that seem stuck in time, reminding
Loja is a small and peaceful city in Southern Ecuador, known as the capital of culture. As you walk through this charismatic city, you will be surrounded by striking colonial
Loja es una ciudad pequeña y tranquila al sur del Ecuador. Es conocida como la capital de la cultura. Mientras caminas por esta ciudad carismática, estás rodeado de una impresionante
La fanesca es un plato tradicional ecuatoriano que se prepara una vez al año durante Semana Santa, especialmente el viernes santo cuando no se puede comer carne. Según algunos historiadores,
Find out what to pack for your Ecuador experience. Ecuador is a country of very unique regions, each with its own environment and climate. Below we have 4 different lists, a guide for every region.
Sig sig is a canton in Azuay, west of Cuenca, where the main activities are agriculture and artisanship. From generation to generation, the women weavers of Sigsig have learned the delicate craftsmanship of weaving straw hats. They are commonly known as “Panama Hats” but they are originally made in Ecuador.
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 sparse population, scarcity of large towns and long stretches of wild.
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 next trip to Ecuador!