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A relaxing weekend at the elegant historic Hacienda Pinsaqui, Ecuador

A relaxing weekend at the elegant historic Hacienda Pinsaqui, Ecuador A few months ago, I had decided to explore a bit more in-depth the Northern part of my country and choosing Hacienda Pinsaqui, an hacienda with over 3 centuries of history, located only 90 minutes from Quito was perfect in order to accomplish this goal. Spending the night at this

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Things to do in Pedro Vicente Maldonado, Ecuador

Things to do in Pedro Vicente Maldonado, Ecuador Pedro Vicente Maldonado, located west of the province of Pichincha in mega diverse Ecuador is a great destination to enjoy natural activities. This area is part of the Choco–Andino Model Forest, one of the most biodiverse and vulnerable ecosystems on the planet, attracting tourists to visit its waterfalls, rivers and due to

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Plan your visit to Loja, Ecuador

Plan your visit to Loja, Ecuador My last visit to Ecuador I decided to visit Loja,  the Southernmost city in the highlands of this diverse and extraordinary country. This article is meant to show you some of the main places to see and activities available in the city and its surroundings.   About The charming city of Loja is located

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Things to do in Riobamba and Chimborazo, Ecuador

Things to do in Riobamba and Chimborazo, Ecuador There are many reasons to visit the vibrant city of Riobamba. For us it was a perfect place to spend the night during our latest road trip from Quito to Cuenca. A city with architectural gems, a colorful market and friendly inhabitants ready to greet visitors from all over the world.  In

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A visit to Vilcabamba and the Valley of Longevity in Ecuador

A visit to Vilcabamba and the Valley of Longevity in Ecuador With a few days to do some sightseeing while staying in Cuenca, this time the obvious choice was to head South and explore more of the sights and activities near Loja, the choice included a visit to the well-known valley of Vilcabamba. About Vilcabamba Just an hour South from

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