Driving in Cuenca Ecuador: Avenida 10 de Agosto

Posted in: Cuenca Ecuador, Living in Ecuador

driving-cuenca-10-agosto-ecuadorThis is part of a new series featuring the main areas of Cuenca, Ecuador with HD wide-angle video posts. 

Let’s go for a drive along Avenida 10 de Agosto in Cuenca, Ecuador!

On this drive we’ll start on Avenida del Paraiso by Solca (Cuenca’s famous cancer clinic) passing Parque Paraiso. We travel the full length of the Avenue to Avenida Loja.

To the left of Avenida 10 de Agosto is the Yanuncay River. As we drive, we go through a number of redondels (traffic circles or roundabouts).

Read more about driving in Ecuador.

Driving Avenida 10 de Agosto in Cuenca Ecuador


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This is part of a new series featuring the main areas of Cuenca, Ecuador. Would you like to know what it’s like on the ground in Cuenca? Subscribe to free weekly updates. We have lots more planned!

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Bryan Haines

Bryan Haines is editor of GringosAbroad - one of the largest English language sites about Ecuador. Work with GringosAbroad. He is a travel blogger, photographer and content marketer. He is also co-founder of ClickLikeThis (GoPro tutorial blog) and Storyteller Media (content marketing for travel brands).

8 comments… add one
  • Al Feb 9, 2015, 7:27 pm

    Could you do a segment on fishing opportunities in Ecuador and where and type of fishing ….fly….casting. still fishing and the type of baits and fish caught….just off shore or in a boat and how available are boats? Also any idea of how it compares to fishing in Costa Rica?
    I look forward to your response.
    Thanks for all you do!
    Al

  • jim russell Feb 8, 2015, 2:30 am

    Great seeing these “street views”! I’d like to see streets around the colonial city, maybe some “inside the mall” video’s. A walk through the park.

  • Eric Feb 7, 2015, 1:19 pm

    Hello Folks Enjoyed the trip through Cuenca , Hung on to my hat at first, thought we were speeding. notice you ran an amber light . Most young men do. No problem. I just made me hang on a little harder. I`m thinking….. does this young man know where he is going?….Must…. It was a fun ride we need more of this to experience on FB.
    Keep up the good work , looking forward to more of your guided tours around the city and out in the country too.
    As ever Eric.

  • fleur Feb 7, 2015, 12:44 pm

    that was fun Brian. Even though i was in Cuenca before, i could not tell if you were
    driving eastbound or westbound? I love the absent vision pollution that is so rampant in
    north america (billboards) ; just saw 2 on the center part of the road and they were quite small
    and unobtrusive.
    a canadian snowbird, currently living in Mexico….

  • William Herbert Feb 7, 2015, 12:40 pm

    I enjoyed the scenes, but, must say, that the music was annoying so that I muted it. How about some narration? Andean music would be good, too.

  • Jack Lovett Feb 7, 2015, 7:30 am

    Really enjoy these! Thanks,

    Jack Lovett

  • Margit Feb 7, 2015, 7:22 am

    I like to see Primero de Mayo from start to end

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