Cuenca, Ecuador

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Cuenca, Ecuador is a really nice town to unwind and kick back in. Cuenca is Ecuador’s third largest city, but does not feel overwhelmingly large. You can find some good places to eat and plenty of sightseeing places to keep you busy. Probably what I liked the best about Cuenca, Ecuador is how clean the … Continue reading Cuenca, Ecuador

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Prohibido Centro Cultural Museum and Café (Cuenca)

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Location: Peatonal La Condamine (between Tarqui and Juan Montalvo) Price: 25 cents For a view of the darker side of life take a trip to this dark art café and museum. Not really sure of the history of the place, but by the looks of things I would have to say it was a heavy … Continue reading Prohibido Centro Cultural Museum and Café (Cuenca)

Hiking to “La Virgen” in Banos, Ecuador and beyond.

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Scott of UnconventionalTravel.com takes you up the steep climb to view, “La Virgen” and then attempts to view the volcano, “Tungurahua.” The statue, “La Virgen” honors the Holy Mother of the holy water and was built in 1987 by Father Acosta. There are 654 steps up the steep climb.     This is about all … Continue reading Hiking to “La Virgen” in Banos, Ecuador and beyond.