Ecuador

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    Puerto Misahuallí: An accessible slice of the Ecuadorian Amazon

    Puerto Misahuallí, Ecuador, is a small town perched on the point that Río Misahuallí meets Río Napo. It really buzzes with local life, and while there aren’t many international tourists, on the weekends seems a popular destination for people from…

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    If we only had 2 weeks: Ecuador itinerary

    You’ve made it to our 2 weeks in Ecuador itinerary for anyone who is tight on time but still wants to soak up the best that this incredible country has to offer. Trust us, there’s a lot to see here,…

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    Things to know before you travel to Ecuador

    So many people told us to scrap our plans to travel to Ecuador altogether and go straight to Colombia. For most, Colombia is so great that perhaps anything else is going to feel like a disappointment, and lots of people…

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    Baños, Ecuador: Land of the countless waterfalls

    How to pronounce Baños: BAN-yoss For most people visiting Ecuador, their favourite place is a toss-up between Montañita or Baños. For us, Baños had so much more to do and see. A town built up primarily by tourism (historically domestic…

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    Quito, Ecuador’s mountainous centre of the earth

    The city of Quito is a colonial beaut. Though Cuenca set some very high standards, Quito’s architecture is truly amazing. A brief walk around the old town will have your jaw dropping. That being said, Quito also has many districts…

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    Montañita & Ayampe: Ecuador’s surfing paradise

    Surfers’ paradise! Travellers flock to Montañita for sun, waves and partying all year round, and we thought it would be full of Aussies, but in reality most of the town’s revenue seems to come from the locals rather than the…

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    The Beer Guide: Ecuador

    Ecuador can be roughly split between the Lowlands of the coast and the Highlands inland. These two geographies have produced very different ways of life and mindsets – which filters through into food and beverage too. Interestingly, the pretty, historical…