Experiences

Flavors of the land

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[vc_row row_type="row" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]The railroad truly reveals Ecuador’s amazing agricultural dimension and potential. As we make our way from the high Andes to the Andean slopes and eventually the coastal plains, we get to experience and observe not only clear changes in climate, but astounding...

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Tren del Hielo ll

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[vc_row row_type="row" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text]This is without a doubt a must-experience adventure. It starts early in the morning, as the train leaves from the station at Ambato at 8:00 am. For this trip, we advise you to take gloves, a wool or alpaca hat (which you...

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A day with the children of Father Chimborazo

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[vc_row row_type="row" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] “When are you are coming back?” asks Eugenia Shesha, a smile on her face. I’m sorely tempted to stay and not return to the bustle of Quito. I’ve only been in the village of La Moya for about an hour-and-a-half, but already...

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The Devil’s Nose: A devilishly good combination of drama, beauty and community

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[vc_row row_type="row" text_align="left" css_animation=""][vc_column][vc_column_text] “Welcome to the most difficult railway in the world,” exclaims our guide, Paúl López, soon after we board. It’s a dramatic welcome to the journey, and not really tourist hyperbole: Ecuador’s railway really was one of the most difficult feats of engineering...

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Top 10 Reasons to Visit Cotopaxi Province

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It’s ironic that the province that surrounds one of mainland Ecuador’s most emblematic tourist attractions, Cotopaxi Volcano, is so little explored by travellers. Here we bring you ten reasons why it’s worth dedicating time to discover!   Did we say ten? Well, of course, there are many,...

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