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Ecuador Wildlife

Planning a trip to Ecuador’s Amazon rainforest? Here are 15 amazing blue morpho butterfly facts that you’ll want to know before your trip! Blue morpho butterflies are famous for the striking blue of their wings. In this post, you’ll learn what gives them that incredible color, where and how long they live, and what they [...]

Planning a trip to the Galapagos? Here are 17 amazing Galapagos Islands animals to watch for on your next trip! This travelers guide to the animals of the Galapagos will whet your appetite for adventure. For me, one of the best things about visiting a new place is all the amazing animals I get to [...]

Santa Cruz Island is home to Tortuga Bay, one of the top attractions in the Galapagos Islands. It’s the perfect spot for swimming, snorkeling, and seeing some amazing Galapagos wildlife. In this post, I’ll share 9 things to know before you visit. Learn more about the best Galapagos airport Tortuga Bay, Galapagos: 9 Things to Know [...]

So, what is Ecuador famous for? In this post you’ll find out what makes Ecuador famous – the people, places, and things that have put Ecuador on the map. What is Ecuador Famous For? The list of what makes Ecuador famous is filled with some pretty impressive things. Some you may have heard about, and [...]

Ecuador’s Podocarpus National Park is said to have some of the highest plant and animal diversity in the world. In this post, we share 7 reasons to visit this amazing place. 7 Reasons to Visit Podocarpus National Park Podocarpus National Park covers an area of just over 1460 km2, with an elevation range from around 700 [...]

While traveling through the Andes mountains, we’ve seen lots of wildlife. As I went through my photos, I found this falcon-like bird. Here’s what I learned about Ecuador’s curiquingue. In this post, you’ll learn about Ecuador’s curiquingue. What is a Curiquingue? The curiquingue is in the falcon family and resembles the vulture because of it’s [...]

Looking for something to do with your family in Cuenca Ecuador? Here are my 9 favorite attractions: 9 Family Attractions in Cuenca Ecuador   Banco Central Amaru Zoo Mirador de Turi Parque Paraiso Cuenca Flower Market Casa de la Mujer El Chorro Cajas National Park Hacienda Uzhupud 1. Central Bank Museum (Museo del Banco Central) [...]

Floreana is a small isolated island in the Galapagos. It has a very interesting history and is one of the most memorable places we’ve ever visited. The Galapagos islands are famous for their unique animals. We explored three islands and had unforgettable animal encounters on each of them, but none as breathtaking as on Floreana! [...]

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