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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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Do you love Quito, too? = ¿Quieres Quito También?

Feliz cumpleaños. Happy Birthday, Quito! One of my favorite cities in the world, Quito, Ecuador is celebrating the anniversary of its founding today. My first visit coincided with this holiday, so it has special significance. To enjoy the satisfaction and … 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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12.2012

Happy December! Winter in the north, Summer in the south and a solstice on December 21 that according to Maya concludes Baktún 13 and a new Long Count begins. Other big events include Christmas and the celebration of Radish Night (Noche de … 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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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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