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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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ALMUERZO DEL DIA

'Almuerzo del dia' means 'Lunch of the day'. These are fixed-price lunches, usually between US$1 to US$1.50, that are available in markets and small local restaurants. The lunch includes soup, a main...
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swesn
Dec 24, 2007

SECO DE CHIVO

Apparently, for the Ecuadoreans, their main meal is lunch, rather than dinner as in Western cultures. At times, it might be only main dish in their diet.Do try 'seco de chivo'. You will find that...
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Dec 24, 2007

HORNADO DE CERDO

Hornado de cerdo - This is a WHOLE PIG being cooked over fire, thoroughly crisping the skin. They usually display the dish with the whole head of the pig staring at you. Very ‘Lord of The Flies’. You...
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swesn
Dec 24, 2007

CHOCOLATE CON QUESO

A typical Ecuadorean drink, my friend told me, is chocolate con queso (hot chocolate with cheese).Imagine a tall glass of hot chocolate with melting cheese inside. But not just any cheese, I was told....
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swesn
Dec 24, 2007

HELADO DE PAILA

This is interestingly a traditional Ecuadorean snack - ice-cream with the flavours mixed in a huge pan.The ice-cream flavours are mainly fruity. You will see signs 'HELADO DE PAILA' everywhere. Try...
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Dec 24, 2007

CEVICHE

'Ceviche' are shrimps or fish served in a tangy sourish lemon juice or tomato sauce, mixed with onions, parsley and some spices. This is usually served in a bowl with a side dish of salty popcorn or...
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Dec 24, 2007
 
 
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Alladin Restaurant

Alladin is my all time favorite place to go. It sells hookas and has comfy couches. Yummy cold Pilsensers and the best Shwarmas ever! I've eaten so many in my life and nothing compares! Alladin is...
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Feb 01, 2008

Creta (inside Mall Del Rio) Cuenca

The food at Creta is one of the best in Cuenca, well presented, delicious and reasonable. The atmosphere is posh and modern, with a bar area that is has very comfortable chairs you could sit in for...
EcuadorDeb
Feb 17, 2007

Las Nuestras

If you travel to Ecuador and are the kind of typical food lover, like me, I highly recommend visiting Las Nuestras Empanadas Fast Food Restoran. Las Nuestras offers about 30 different types of...
toy_leroy
Apr 04, 2011

Tropical fruits

The climate and latitude of Equator are ideal for growing all kinds of tropical fruits: tree tomato, papaya, babaco, naranjilla, maracuya... Either as refreshing juices or as a snack, having a good...
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DanielF
Jul 27, 2004

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I would call this place (whose name I never found) : "El taller del artista" ! Indeed, an artist runs the place and has transformed this place in a huge artistic restaurant. Few people come here, and...
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Maillekeul
Apr 01, 2004

there are so many, but the hot...

there are so many, but the hot dogs at El gordo y El negro in Urdesa (Guayaquil) are the absolute best. I don't know what the green sauce is, but it makes the hotdog. arroz con camarones, the seafood...
benny113
Aug 24, 2002

There is no particular...

There is no particular restaurant I would mention here. There are a lot of good places to eat in every city. It depends on your taste which place is the best. The most spectacular 'thing' to eat is...
Frans_B
Aug 25, 2002

Lunch in the Porto Lucia Yacht...

Lunch in the Porto Lucia Yacht ClubNice and quiet, and to look over the sea from your table. Cerviche de Pescado (fish). It's like a cold soup with fish and tomato and lime juice. Very refreshing on a...
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submarineman
Sep 08, 2002

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

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Baños

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Otavalo

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Montañita

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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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"A trip in Ecuador with Maillekeul"
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"The land that lies in the middle of the world ..."
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"Ecuador, first step - Equateur, la premiere etape"
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"Ecuador-the country of four seasons!"
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