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Ecuador Guest Review Part 1: Quito - Off we go!

ecuador-review-equator-line-quito Exploring Quito
Maria and Strom recently returned from an adventure in Ecuador , first stopping to explore Quito and then onto the Galapagos aboard the luxury M/Y Origin . Here are some lovely excerpts from Maria's trip journal - she really paints an exciting picture of what a trip to Ecuador looks like. (Part 2 coming soon: The Galapagos)...
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Travel To the Galapagos | What To Do In Quito

WHAT-TO-DO-IN-QUITO
Anyone traveling to the Galapagos Islands has a choice of starting their adventure in Guayaquil, the economic and fishing center on Ecuador's coast, or in Quito, the country's capital, nestled in a saddle of the Andean chain. Most travelers choose Quito for its centuries-old colonial charm and beautiful spring-like weather. Since tra...
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I Have an Obsession With Ecuador

Tiny Ecuador, no larger than the state of Nevada has it all! Think of it divided into 4 distinct north/south bands: The lush rainforest and indigenous cultures of the jungle in the Oriente (east) The Andean spine is the seat of the capital city of Quito, the world-famous Otavalo Indian market, and elegant 300+ year old Spanish haciendas, reborn as boutique hotels. The western slope of the Andes is shrouded in cloud forests and cascading waterfalls, lush habitat for wild orchids and hundreds of exotic bird species. And 600 miles off shore, the Galapagos Islands continue to evolve, to educate mankind in evolution, and the sheer, stark beauty of Mother Nature at work. As Wildland Adventures Galapagos Program Director I love the fact that I not only plan trips, but I am directly involved in projects that affect positive change in our destinations. Wildland Adventures was a founding corporate member of...
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