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Hole In The Donut Cultural Travel
Road slices through rolling hills on the way to Chugchilan

This entry is part 10 of 18 in the series EcuadorI thought I was so clever. Ecuador’s President Correa had combined three national holidays into one to create the longest holiday...

Motoring down the Cuyabeno River

No matter what I tried, I could not get dry. I showered and toweled off, put on one of two pair of pants and T-shirts I had carried into the jungle,...

Standing on the Equator in the Amazon jungle of Ecuador

This entry is part 8 of 18 in the series EcuadorQuito enjoys a fair share of fame. Its elevation of 9,200 feet makes it the second highest administrative capital city (after...

More varieties of gourmet bonbons and another unsaleable one for me to eat

This entry is part 6 of 18 in the series EcuadorI have few remaining vices in life. I don’t smoke, drink, use drugs, gamble or even eat meat, but when it...

Beach in front of Mandala Hosteria, sweeps for miles in both directions

This entry is part 7 of 18 in the series EcuadorIf you’re looking for a party, don’t go to Puerto Lopez, Ecuador. The loudest noise I heard during my week stay...