Otavalo Market & Quilotoa Crater Lake

Otavalo market & Quilotoa After a week of working, I was sent on 2 day tours which Ecuatraveling sells. First, the Otavalo Market Day Tour. Otavalo market is only 2 hours of the tour. Firstly, you go to...

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 weekend, so we set off early in...

A day in the National Park Cotopaxi

An exciting Cotopaxi 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...

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...