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Riobamba and the Chimborazo

The city of Riobamba is the capital of the province Chimborazo, which is named after the famous volcano. The 6,300 meters high volcano Chimborazo lies only 30 km from the city and can be seen from there on clear days. The … Continue reading

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Latacunga

Latacunga is a city of 60,000 and the capital of the province Cotopaxi in Ecuador. It lies at 2,700 meters in the central highlands, pretty close to the famous volcano Cotopaxi (5,897 m).    Center of Latacunga We came to … Continue reading

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Baeza area

Baeza is a small town in the Napo province of Ecuador. It lies on the road from Lago Agrio to Quito at an altitude of about 2,000 meters above sea level. The old Baeza Antigua (left, small village on the … Continue reading

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Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve — Part 3

Part 1 and 2 of this post can be found here: Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve — Part 1 of 3 and here: Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve — Part 2 of 3. This is my last post on Cuyabeno, and it is about … Continue reading

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Chugchilan and Quilotoa Crater Lake

Chugchilan is a small village about 90 km from Latacunga. It is close to Quilotoa, where a famous crater lake is located at an altitude of 3,500 meters above sea level. The lake is filled with green water, up to … Continue reading

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Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve — Part 2

The first part of this post can be found here: Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve — Part 1. On the afternoon of our second day in Cuyabeno and after spending quite a few hours in the canoe, we arrived at a small … Continue reading

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Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve — Part 1

Cuyabeno Wildlife Reserve is a vast protected area in the north-eastern part of Ecuador, close to the borders to Columbia and Peru. The remote area is covered in tropical rainforest and has a very high biodiversity. It is famous for … Continue reading

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