Meet The Kichwa Community In Cuyabeno

During your trip to the Cuyabeno jungle you have the opportunity to meet the Kichwa community. One of the Jungle communities in the Cuyabeno reserve. The Kichwa indigenous community is the most populous...

Experience in the Amazon jungle!

After quite a few hours of driving, the bus finally dropped us off on the side of the road. There wasn’t much around – a little store, a school, a few houses… We then ventured onto a path leading towards...

Tremendous turquoise Quilotoa Lagoon

Quilotoa is one of the many volcanoes you can visit in Ecuador.  It is located about 3 hours south from Quito, at an altitude of 3500m. It is possible to go there for just a day, so we left early-ish (8...

Adventure time in Mindo!

Mindo is located in the cloud forest, 2 ½ hours away from Quito. It is very famous for bird watching, the chocolate tours and adventure sports. We decided to go to Mindo for a week end, so we set off early...

A day in the National Park Cotopaxi

An exciting day trip! I left Quito at seven in the morning after having met the guide, chauffeur and the group of people I was off for an adventure with. On our way to the Cotopaxi National Park the guide...

First impressions of Quito: A New World!

Arriving in Quito was like arriving in a new dimension, a new world. The town and lifestyle are so different to what we are used to in our western culture. Located in the Andine mountains, Quito has a...

Mindo: Ruta de las Cascadas

I have been in Ecuador for quite a while, and have seen much of its beauty. However, there are a few places that really stick out in my mind. One of those is Mindo. Mindo is Northwest of Quito and sits in the...