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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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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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Trekking around Quito. Summit Three Mountains In One Day

“Los Pichinchas” is a range of mountains in the western side of the city of Quito, the capital of Ecuador. Three summits are the most[…]

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Zip Lining (Canopy) in Ecuador

Ecuador in its small size has many different ecological environments and dozens of fun activities on each place. One of this activities is zip lining (canopying), which is rather new in Ecuador. There are maybe only 6-8 places across the country where you can do zip lining.

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The Rafting Trip with the South American Explorers Club was fantastic!

Whitewater Rafting trips with lots of folks is lots of fun! The Rafting trip happened on May 31st, 2008 (original post) with people from the[…]

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Scientific Tourism in the Amazon Jungle: 20 Days Living In The Yasuni National Park

Last month I spent 20 days in the Yasuni Research Station, collaborating with a PhD candidate in his field work for his thesis about lianas.[…]

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