Things to do in Mindo: Tubing

Things to do in Mindo: Tubing

Things to do in Mindo: Tubing Some days ago we published the blog post about a butterfly farm, one of the top things you can do when you are in Mindo. The fact is,  that we had been in isolation for over 5 months, and now some places are ready to operate during the pandemic, complying with bio-security measures. Mindo

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Things to do in Mindo: Visit a butterfly farm

Things to do in Mindo: Visit a butterfly farm After several months at home in isolation, and with many places complying with bio-security measures, I was feeling ready to go out and explore a bit more of my country. It was time to explore more of Mindo, a small town located 1 hour by car from Quito. A town located

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Ecuadorian food: Caldo de Bolas de Verde

Ecuadorian food: Caldo de Bolas de Verde

  Ecuadorian food: Caldo de Bolas de Verde Today I want to share about this less known traditional soup from Ecuador. I am referring to Caldo de bolas de Verde. Caldo de bolas or sopa de bolas de verde is a traditional soup from the Coastal region in Ecuador. The ingredients are mainly found in this region of the country

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Ecuadorian food: Chicha (Saliva-Fermented Beverage)

  Ecuadorian food: Chicha (Saliva-Fermented Beverage) Whether you have already heard about this traditional native Andean beverage from Ecuador or not, today´s blog post is about this chew-and-spit beverage from the Amazon Rainforest of the country. Chicha is one of the most well-known beverages in the country, and it is commonly made with corn or yuca. My aim through this

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Hotel Puerto Gaviota: connect with nature and soak up the equatorial sun

Hotel Puerto Gaviota is the perfect place to connect with nature and bask in the equatorial sun in Ecuador. This past week we had an amazing experience at Hotel Puerto Gaviota in Tonsupa, one of the most sought after beaches in the Northern part of Ecuador. About Tonsupa beach Tonsupa beach is a beautiful golden sand beach located 26 km southwest

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The stunning luxurious Hacienda la Cienega in the Andes of Ecuador

The stunning luxurious Hacienda la Cienega in the Andes of Ecuador What can add more to the experience of being in the heart of the Andes and the avenue of the volcanos than spending the night in an old, luxurious hacienda from the 16th century? We loved spending the night in this historic hacienda and creating memories that will last

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