Brainstorming for your plans to travel to Ecuador?Trying to Find reliable information about Ecuador? Check out the resources tab above for my ongoing list of useful people and places which makes travelling here easier.
Stuff Your Rucksack
Ecuador Bus Schedules
My Bucket List
So, I’m starting a new chapter of life in Ecuador with the advent of a new opportunity to help research the next edition of the Moon Travel Guide. Right now I am in Peru and soon will travel from Puira, Peru over the border to Loja. From there I will check out some towns for the guide … Read more
Authors note-This is an article I wrote before leaving on a trip with Rediscovering the Amazon, a team following Orellana’s route down the Amazon. I also designed the site for the trek and worked with local businesses who sponsored us. I will be adding articles about the journey from Coca, Ecuador to Iquitos, Peru in … Read more
Authors note This is a preview of a full article I am writing for this blog about the trip downriver from Coca to Iquitos that I took with five others to visit communities and learn about the culture and conditions there. I am posting this as it has specifics about travelling the route that … Read more
There is an intangible element to travel and adventure, a force that compels one forward, stretching the boundaries between the known and the unknown, The feeling one gets when boarding a plane to sites unseen, the excitement of finding an undiscovered destination, the joy of standing in a small Andean town surrounded by vast stretches of lush green mountains all stem from this vague but welcome element.
Update.. This post is a few years old. Between the time of writing and the present, Project DCR has shut its doors. I urge anyone interested in volunteering at a genuine project of substance working with kids in Ecuador to click on the link and read the article for one reason. Karin Ernehed. Karin was … Read more
A suprising rule of thumb that I´ve found since I´ve been in Ecuador is that people travelling here tend to find what they are looking for! After all the worry, the planning, and the stress of making the trip actually happen I´ve seen people arrive in Quito and the circumstances that they find themselves in … Read more
The travel forums are full of people looking for advise on places to go and see in Ecuador. These include the Galapagos, the jungle and the coast. Having travelled a fair amount in the hills, along the beaches and into the jungle, there are at least ten places that I would revisit and a few … Read more
I’ve been writing about a volunteer/adventure travel trip to the Galapagos for a while as I think it is a great way to explore the islands from a different, more adventurous perspective. If you search this site, you will find a few attempts to give it the attention I think it needs as there are … Read more