Tag Archives: ecuador

Ecuador Month 2015

April 2015 is Ecuador Month on Planeta.com (Poster) We love Ecuador! Each day in April we are going to spotlight a place in Ecuador. Suggestions are welcome as we compile a list of online sites where with our favorite Ecuador … Continue reading

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Today’s Virtual Tour of Quito, Ecuador

Today we held a Quito Travel Hangout with Enrique Cabanilla @ecabanilla and Patricio Gaybor @pgaybor. The highlight was a virtual tour of Quito’s official city tourism portal, http://www.quito.com.ec I’ve long found this particular website to be at the vanguard of showcasing practical and timely travel info. That … Continue reading

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Hanging Out with Friends in South America

This week’s live G+ Hangout will focus on travel in South America. The discussion will be mostly en español with some English. Bonus points for using (and explaining!) indigenous vocabulary. Check out the starting time around the world on Tuesday, June 3 and … Continue reading

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What does conscious travel look like in Quito?

Conscious travel and conscientious tourism, aka turismo consciente, are among our favorite buzzwords. Aspiration in tone, these terms are also practical stepping stones toward a positive future. Which leads us to a practical question: What does conscious travel look like … Continue reading

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And Dream of Sheep

Little light shining, Little light will guide them to me. – Kate Bush   Black Sheep Inn, Ecuador For Sale: Black Sheep Inn

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quito

December 6 is the anniversary of the foundation of Quito (1534). Call for photos on Flickr: http://www.flickr.com/groups/quito2  

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adobe

Adobe structures account for some of the oldest existing buildings in the world. One half of the world’s population – approximately 3 billion people on 6 continents – live and work in buildings constructed of earth. Kudos to Ecuador’s Black … Continue reading

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