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You’ll Fall in Love with Old Town Cartagena Colombia Buildings line a narrow street in Cartagena. People in the street. Cartagena's narrow streets and gorgeous architecture have made its Old Town one of Latin America’s most popular destinat...

Corredor de Carga, Cartagena, Bolívar, Colombia

AmaZOOnico: Rescuing Amazon Animals in Ecuador AmaZOOnico is a volunteer rescue center that rescues animals from poachers, rehabilitates them and sets them free in Ecu...

amaZOOnico, Provincia de Napo, Ecuador

Where is the Real Equator Line in Ecuador? Ecuador lies on the equator and has the real equator line monuments to prove it ... but there's one thing about Mitad del Mundo that nobody wants to talk about. Ecuador lies on the equator and has the monuments to prove it ... but there's one thing about Mitad del Mundo that nobod...

Mitad del Mundo, Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador

Is it Difficult to Hike the Inca Trail to Machu Picchu? An enthralling firsthand account of the Inca Trail trek from Cusco to Machu Picchu. Learn what it's like for a newbie to...

Inca Trail, Peru

The Best 2 Week Brazil Itinerary for Your First Visit Aerial view of Rio de Janeiro from above and behind the Cristo Redentor statue. Brazil, the 5th largest country in the world, occupies almost half of the South American continent. Not only is it rich...

Rio de Janeiro, State of Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

How You Can Have Your Face Painted in the Amazon Visiting the Kichwa of Ecuador during an Amazon tour includes a chance to photograph tribe members and get your face pai...

Arajuno, Pastaza Province, Ecuador

Guide To the Best Things To Do in Banos, Ecuador Ecuador bound? Here is a list of things to do in Baños, from soaking in its volcanic hot springs, to food, to extreme sp...

Banos, Tungurahua, Ecuador

Crossing the Darien Gap: Here’s How to Do It Can you cross the Darien Gap between Colombia and Panama? No road goes through the hazardous jungle, so what are your op...

Darién Gap, Panama

Cartagena Icons That Are Not from Cartagena Not all Cartagena icons are from Cartagena Colombia’s most popular destination captures the heart of everyone who visits, but some Cartagena icons are not original...

Cartagena Province, Bolivar, Colombia

How to Find and Rent an Apartment in Cuenca Ecuador Balcony Walk in old town Cuenca, Ecuador Do-it-yourself advice on how to find and rent a fully furnished, short- or long-term apartment in beautiful Cuenca, Ecua...

Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador

Feria Libre: Live Like a Local in Cuenca, Ecuador Visit Feria Libre, Cuenca's largest local market, for the freshest, cheapest food and the best place to experience the l...

CUENCA FERIA LIBRE, Cuenca, Ecuador

Parque Calderon: the Heart of Cuenca Ecuador View of the church's blue domes in Parque Calderon Cuenca Ecuador Cuenca, Ecuador, has charming squares and churches at every turn, so why do people make such a big deal about Parque Cal...

Parque Calderon, Cuenca, Ecuador

The Day Ecuador Kicked Us Out Ingapirca, Ecuador Imagine flying home ... and immigration won't let you in. Here is our true story of when Ecuador kicked us out. Read mor...

Aeropuerto Jose Joaquin De Olmedo, Guayaquil, Ecuador

Photos from Cuenca Ecuador: 13 Colonial Balconies Balcony Walk in old town Cuenca, Ecuador Amazing architectural details can be found in Cuenca's colonial balconies: such as eye-popping color and intricate wroug...

Banco Pichincha, Cuenca, Ecuador

Our First Furnished Apartment in Cuenca’s El Centro church and cobbled street in El Centro Cuenca Ecuador Find out why we chose to move from Cuenca's modern Gringolandia to an older apartment in its historic El Centro. Read mo...

Octavio Cordero, Cuenca, Ecuador

Lessons in How to Use a Blowgun Roger tries his hand at blowing a dart gun Visit a Kichwa community in Ecuador's Amazon basin and learn their ways, like how to create and use a blowgun for huntin...

Arajuno, Pastaza, Ecuador

Review: The Volcano Hotel Banos, Ecuador On the last night of our Amazon tour we stayed at the Volcano Hotel in Banos, Ecuador. Here's how it went. Read more

Hotel Volcano, Rafael Vieira, Banos, Ecuador

Why Is Cuenca, Ecuador a UNESCO Site? blue domes of Cuenca's Cathedral of the Immaculate Conception Cuenca is Ecuador's most European city, a charming, 500-year-old city sitting high in the Andes that's become popular fo...

Cuenca, Azuay, Ecuador

Kichwa Culture: Panning for Gold in the Amazon Kichwa panning for gold To support themselves, Ecuador's Kichwa pan for gold in the Amazon basin. Here's how they do it. Read more

Arajuno Canton, Pastaza, Ecuador

Cost of Food in Cuenca, Ecuador – Here’s What We Paid food in cuenca ecuador How much does food cost in Cuenca? You be the judge: See what we purchased with $15 and read about the quality of food i...

CUENCA FERIA LIBRE, Cuenca, Ecuador

We Tried Sleeping in the Amazon Cotococha Lodge on the Napo River One of the highlights of the tour was our stay at Cotococha Amazon Lodge, a fabulous lodge that truly captured the Amazo...

Cotococha Amazon Lodge - Napo River Lodge, Provincia de Napo, Ecuador

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