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The Most Complete Guide of Ecuador

Culture

The Montubio Rodeo of the Ecuadorian Coast

Montubios, mestizos from the Ecuadorian Coast, inhabit the rural areas of the coastal provinces. Spread throughout the provinces of Guayas, Los Ríos, El Oro and Manabí, they are regionalists and

A day in Guayaquil

If you’re ever in Guayaquil and have a few days to tour around… we definitely recommend these Top 15 attractions. However, if you have a single day, we highly suggest

Cristo Pescador: Maritime procession

Santa Rosa de Salinas, located in the province of Santa Elena, celebrates a procession known as “Cristo Pescador” which translates to Christ the Fisherman. This religious tradition has been practiced

An intro to the Cañaris

Pre Inca cultures such as the Cañaris had interesting worldviews that attributed aspects of their race and culture to nature and mysticism.  Fantastic events were attributed to tell the story

Pesillo: Women who collect mushrooms

53-year-old Herminia Catucuamba is a kichwa cayambi woman, leader of the Urcu Sisa Artisanal and Commercial Union. She is one of the twenty women who collect mushrooms from pine forests

Corpus Christi in Cuenca

Corpus Christi is undoubtedly one of the most important and ancient religious events celebrated in the city of Cuenca! Every year, precisely after the festivity of the Holy Trinity or

Amulets: Timeless symbols of faith exhibited in Casa del Alabado

Throughout time, human cultures have used amulets… Small ornaments that are symbols of good luck and faith, thought to give protection against evil or danger. Our ancestors used them, and we still do… The museum Casa del Alabado, located in Quito‘s historic downtown, exhibits small but very representative figures belonging to Pre-Columbian Ecuadorian cultures.

Quito se alista para recibir la Semana Santa

Aquí el calendario completo de Semana Santa: http://semanasantaquito.com/actos-liturgicos/ (TEXTO QUITO TURISMO) Quito se alista para conmemorar la Semana Santa, tiempo de recogimiento y reflexión para los fieles, que fortalecen su

Semana Santa en Quito Colonial

La Semana Santa en Quito es única. Su Centro Histórico tiene un ambiente de celebración, de luto, de devoción, de fe y conmemoración a Jesús. Rituales, procesiones y tradiciones toman