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
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)
Alausi, Ecuador is a charming town and worth a visit if you are passing by. Slowly the town is becoming accustomed to the tourist dollars and you will find that the prices can vary in restaurants and hotels. So ask before you order that instant coffee and discover that they are charging gourmet prices. Actually … Continue reading Alausi, Ecuador
I traveled to Riobamba to ride the “devils nose train ride,” but unfortunately there is only a small section open (Riobamba to Palmira.) The last section of the train ride is supposed to be the most exiting with high speeds down a twisting steep mountain. Currently they are restoring the famous devil’s nose ride section … Continue reading Riobamba, Ecuador
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.
Located South of Quito, Ecuador about 3 ½ hours by bus, you will find the quaint town of Banos, Ecuador. Banos is famous for the thermal baths that are fed with volcanic hot water. This is a nice travel destination in Ecuador, South America to visit for a week or two. Some people travel here … Continue reading Banos, Ecuador