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    If we only had 2 weeks: Ecuador itinerary

    As this is a 2 week trip, we assume that you are beginning and ending your 2 weeks Ecuador itinerary in Quito. Please note that if you want to visit the incredible Galapagos Islands, we would recommend a bare minimum…

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    Top tips for before you travel to Ecuador

    So many people told us to avoid 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 told us that whatever Ecuador…

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    Our Ecuador Travel Itinerary

    Our plans change a lot during our travels, thanks to transport issues, recommendations or having too much fun to move on yet, but here is our Ecuador travel itinerary, with the actual time we spent in each place during our…

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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, Ecuador, for sun, waves and partying all year round. Parties flood onto the street & music pours out onto the beach until the early hours on Fridays & Saturdays, when long-haired travellers & local…

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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…