Barefoot Expeditions: Galapagos Islands, Ecuador and Peru Travel Adventures

What to bring to trek the Quilotoa loop

Ecuador Highlands trekking adventure trip (4-5 Day) What to bring to the  Quilotoa Loop Adventure trip.  In this area the temperatures vary from around 0°C(32°F)[…]

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Traveling to Ecuador and deciding what to bring? Here’s an explanation of the weather patterns in Ecuador.

The weather in Ecuador varies drastically by region. The Galapagos Islands are warm all year and the weather in Quito is very similar to San Francisco’s[…]

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48 Hours In Baños, Ecuador: Natural Hot Baths, Spas And Good Food

In the beginning of April we did a great two day tour to Banos with our clients Randy and Sarah from Colorado/USA. Both love hiking,[…]

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Sightseeing in Quito with Quito Tour Bus

Since the beginning of 2012, tourists in Quito can enjoy city tours with the Quito tour bus, double-decker hop-on/hop-off buses leaving once an hour (first[…]

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Quito’s Holy Week is one of the most important and biggest ones in South America

The Good Friday Procession in Quito’s Holy Week is one of the most important and biggest ones in South America. In colonial times, the entire[…]

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The Top 10 Most Exciting River Runs Ecuador

Ecuador is a country blessed with huge Andean slopes and deep Amazon valleys. These combination of Andean Mountains dropping into the Amazon jungle forms tremendously fun rivers for kayaking and whitewater rafting. Fast moving water combined with temperate weather makes rafting and kayaking a super enjoyable activity. We’ve collected the top 10 most exciting whitewater river runs in Ecuador for you to enjoy.

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Trip to Ibarra, La Ciudad Blanca: A culinary and cultural adventure

Since I was little, because my grandmother lived in Ibarra for a long period of time, I learned a quite a bit about where the[…]

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Cotopaxi: Things I learned the last time I climbed it.

[singlepic id=148 w=320 h=240 mode=web20 float=left]A couple of weeks ago, Jose and I took some friends to the summit of Cotopaxi. It was their first[…]

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Adventure gear in Ecuador. Where to go and how the industry evolved

About 10 years ago when I started rock climbing, there was one big store for climbing gear with 2 or 3 offices in Quito, and[…]

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Adventure Travel Helps You Grow Through Sharing, Risk-taking and Learning.

I believe that when one travels one does it with a purpose that involves taking the risk of going somewhere new, exotic, “dangerous”. This experience[…]

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