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Quito City Tour Hop-On Hop-Off
"Take the city tour in Quito at your own pace while setting your own schedule with the system hop-on hop-off aboard the Quito Tour Bus. The double decker bus will allow you to see the tourist attractions of the north and center of the city and allow y restaurants and cafes. It is the principle area for entertainment in this zone. Continuing the journey at stop No.4 El Ejido - Craft Market where you will be able to find in a few blocks a colorful shopping experience which offers a great variety of crafts and s in close proximity you can visit the National Museum of Culture which exhibits Ecuadorian art from all its history. We continue to stop No.5 at the Contemporary Art Center where you can enjoy visual and digital art as well as other artistic expressio within a few short steps you can visit the government palace and the oldest cathedral in South America dating from the sixteenth century. The last stop No. 11 is at García Moreno Park located in front of the Basilica del Voto Nacional Church."""Enjoy a city tour of Quito at your own pace on board the Hop-on Hop-off. This is a great alternative to get to know the attractions of the north and center of the city though a system of hop-on hop-off which will allow you to jump off and on at any of the
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Old Town Quito Sightseeing and Food Walking Tour
"Explore the historic district of Quito and enjoy authentic Ecuadorian foods on this full-day tour! Begin your adventure on the cobblestone streets of Old Town Quito with your expert guide. Browse the central market where you'll see a variety of goods including roses exotic fruits and local vegetables.Then follow your guide to the heart of Old Town -- Independence Plaza. Walk around the plaza while admiring the impressive Independence Monument the Archbishop's Palace and the Government Palace. Learn about the significance of these buildings from your guide as you walk through the plaza.Next stop for lunch at a traditional Ecuadorian restaurant. From there head to the Monastery of San Francisco. This large
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Quito Culinary Tour and Cooking Class
"Experience the flavors and culture of Quito on this food tour! Meet your knowledgeable culinary guide and visit a food market to browse for fresh fruits and vegetables. Then head to one of the oldest bakeries in Quito. See how traditional Ecuadorian quesadillas are made and sample the finished product while learning about Quito's food culture from your guide.Next travel through backstreets to the southern part of Quito and admire the city’s historical architecture as you make your way to a local Quito home to test out your cooking skills during an Ecuadorian cooking class! Learn how to make authentic tamales and ""Discover the flavors of Quito on this culinary tour packed with sweet treats and tasty tamales. Meet artisan bakers and talented cooks and learn the secrets to making popular Ecuadorian dishes. Admire the historical architecture of Quito as you walk from title=Highlights&1=Culinary+tour+in+Quito+including+a+Ecuadorian+cooking+class&2=Visit+one+of+Quito%27s+oldest+bakeries+and+witness+how+they+make+some+of+Ecuador%27s+traditional+pastries&3=Take+a+cooking+class+with+an+expert+chef+and+learn+to+cook+some+of""
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Cuy - roasted guinea pig

Cuy, rosted guinea pig, is a traditional food in the Andean region. I had not eaten cuy on my previous visits to Ecuador, so I was happy to hear we were going to have cuy for dinner the first night I...
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MalenaN
Nov 20, 2014

Locro de Papa

A speciality from the highlands is Locro de Papa, a thick soup made of potatoes, often served with cheese and avocado. Ingredients and preparation can vary though from place to place and sometimes it...
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MalenaN
May 25, 2013

Jugos y batidos

I love the fruit juices of Ecuador! There are lots of different juices made of fresh fruits. If it is made with milk instead of water it is called batido. My favourites are batido de frutilla...
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MalenaN
May 25, 2013

Encebollado - an Ecuadorian soup

Encebollado is a fish and onion soup with yucca, tomatoes and spices. It is often served with popcorn and banana chips (chifles). It is eaten for breakfast, lunch or dinner and is served both in...
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MalenaN
Feb 12, 2013

Lo Nuestro, Guayaquil

Great ambiance,decor, service, food, and moderate prices. A good selection of local and international dishes offered from the menu. I selected a local seafood dish as seafood is my favorite, and they...
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Nov 21, 2012

Set lunch - Almuerzo

At lunch time many restaurants have a set lunch menu including a soup (sopa), a main dish (segundo) and a small dessert (postre). For the main dish there is often a choice, but not always. A fruit...
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MalenaN
May 18, 2012
 
 
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Humitas

Humitas is a traditional dish from the highlands. They are often served together with coffee for breakfast or as an afternoon snack. Humitas are made of ground corn which is mixed with eggs, and often...
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May 17, 2012

SCRAMBLED EGGS AND POTATOES

One of my favourite dishes in the country was the scrambled eggs and potatoes for breakfast. I would head for any market to buy this delicious meal which is made in a large frying pan and costs very...
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Mar 27, 2012

Bandera

Bandera is an Ecuadorian meal with rice, different ceviches (shrimp, fish and concha) and guatita, a stew made of tripe (cow stomach). The Bandera in the 1st photo is from Cevicheria El Sol de Manta...
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MalenaN
Dec 31, 2011

Ceviche

Ceviche is a dish made of uncooked fresh seafood which is marinated in lemon juice, and it often comes with herbs and sliced onion and tomato on top. You can have ceviche made of fish, shrimps, squid...
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MalenaN
Dec 30, 2011

Fried empanadas

In many places in Ecuador you can buy big fried empanadas. They are made of dough which is fried while you are waiting. They are warm when you eat them and they are delicious, but very greasy. The...
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MalenaN
Dec 30, 2011

Rancho Chileno 1

Just next to the airport there is a very good restaurant. The quality of the food, the informal atmosphere, the rustic decoration and the tables in the space outside makes it worthy of a visit. Use it...
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elsadran
Apr 04, 2011

Rancho Chileno 2-CUENCA

This is a very elegant restaurant with very good food and a romantic ambient. Candle lit tables, soft music and formal, delicate decoration makes it the perfect place for an unforgettable dinner with...
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elsadran
Apr 04, 2011

El Maiz-CUENCA

Walking down Calle Larga I stopped at the ruins of Todos los Santos. Looking up to my right I saw a beautiful beautiful balcony attached to a nicely decorated house. I had to take the photo so I went...
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Apr 04, 2011

Popular Cities in Ecuador

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Quito

Provincia de Pichincha
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Cuenca

Provincia del Azuay
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Guayaquil

Provincia del Guayas
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Baños

Provincia del Tungurahua
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Otavalo

Provincia de Imbabura
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Montañita

Provincia del Guayas
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Top Hotels in Ecuador

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San Jose de Magdalena, El Chontal
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Avenida Naciones Unidas y Republica de el Salvador, Quito, Ecuador
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Calle Larga 6-93 y Presidente Borrero, Cuenca, Ecuador
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Av. de las Amazonas, Banos, 2000, Ecuador
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Avenida 9 de Octubre y García Moreno, P.O. Box 09-01-9636, Guayaquil, 0, Ecuador
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Km 12, via a Baltra, Puerto Ayora, Ecuador
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Top Things to Do in Ecuador

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El Panecillo - La Virgen de Quito

El Panecillo is quite close to the city center so easy to get to. Don't go walking though! That's not so safe. The most special thing about going up here for me is that I finally had a good overview...
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Old Town

When the guide said that this is a school building I can't hardly believe due to its unique structure and is part of the heritage of the city of Cuenca. This is the biggest building of Cuenca she...
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Malecon 2000

By the time we reach the food court is almost dark, we have spend about 4 hours in the area I can't' believe we spent too long, we didn't noticed the time because there are so much to see around, and...
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Biking down the Avenue of the Waterfalls

I rented my bike from Aventure Equatorland and they had bikes for rent for $5, $7 or $10 per day (July 2011). I chose one for $10 dollars because they were best and I was going to be away for the...
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Otavalo market - souvenirs

Another beautifully goods to find in Otavalo market is the impressive display of blankets, rugs, wall decorations, table cloth and so on in amazing designs and colors. Prices are not display, but...
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On the beach

Walking on the beach ...I took off my shoes to feel the invigorating touch of ..Mother Earth, especially when the ground underneath was carpeted with that invitingly soft white sand! The waves...
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"Ecuador"
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CaptainAmerica

"A trip in Ecuador with Maillekeul"
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"The land that lies in the middle of the world ..."
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Maillekeul

"Ecuador, first step - Equateur, la premiere etape"
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"Ecuador-the country of four seasons!"
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