Halloween in Ecuador

October 31, 2013 Travel to Ecuador No Comments

Halloween is, to be sure, the most gringo of holidays. Only if the Fourth of July were somehow transported to South America would a celebration seem more out of place.

But Halloween episodes of popular shows like the Simpsons are as commonplace here as anywhere else and Ecuadorians must likewise cope with the annual onslaught of horror movies that come out around this time. Perhaps for this reason, Ecuador has embraced Halloween. … Continue Reading

La Selva Lodge Ecuador

October 19, 2013 Travel to Ecuador No Comments

P1060843The trip to La Selva Lodge was definitely one of the highlights during my stay in Ecuador.

This lodge in the jungle is a dream, exploring the jungle while you can relax in a stunning area with a comfortable atmosphere.

The journey to the lodge runs smoothly. Each time nice and courteous staff of La Selva Lodge is ready to help at check-in or transfer. The arrival at the lodge put me in awe. It was even more beautiful than the pictures.

We received fresh juice, fruits and delicacies just right after the long journey. The room was truly breathtaking, a large bed, private balcony, and great bathroom. It is the perfect place to feel at one with nature and to unwind. The comfortable chair on the balcony invites you to relax and makes the watching of the environment and the listening of animals an atmospheric experience.

The excursions in small groups showed us the diversity of the jungle. We were always accompanied by two guides who took us to the most beautiful and exciting places in the jungle. You can never be sure how many animals you will see in the jungle, but the guides assured us it will be enough, which was indeed confirmed. They have an extensive knowledge and can give  information to all your questions, they are patient if we did not discover an animal at first glance and they allowed us great views of animals that would have been impossible for people like us to see with the naked eye. Equipped with a large telescope and books about each animal species, we prefered to go out every day. … Continue Reading

Cable Car – Quito – Ecuador

October 8, 2013 Travel to Ecuador No Comments
Quito City Tour

Cable Car Quito – Ecuador

 

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