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Ecuador: On the trail of a 3,500-year-old culture

The so-called Machalilla culture (1.400-800 BC) is almost unexplored so far. It spread along the coast of Ecuador and had connections to the highlands and the North Peruvian coast. It got its name in 1958 from the Ecuadorian archaeologist E. Estrada, who discovered a novel...

Frog in Ecuador named after Prince Charles

Without a kiss, a frog has turned into Prince Charles - at least on paper: A rare frog species from Ecuador has been named after the British heir to the throne. The environmental organization Amphibian Ark honored the active environmentalist for his commitment to the...

Fine arts in Ecuador

Important artists of the colonial era include Caspicara and Caspar Sangurima, whose sculptures and paintings can now be seen in the San Francisco Church in Quito and the Museo de las Conceptas in Cuenca. Among the outstanding artists of the recent past are the internationally...

Ecuadorian music

The music in Ecuador is as diverse as the country itself. It has evolved from a mix of indigenous, Spanish and African music and sounds and has produced some distinctive styles. Among the unmistakable and popular music styles is the Pasillo, which has its origin...

Cocoa comes from ecuador

The history of this fruit has been linked to Ecuador for over 5000 years. From this time come the earliest evidence of its cultivation.   Until recently, the original cultivation and the first use of cocoa was attributed to the cultures of Mesoamerica, the Aztecs, Mayas and...

LA CUMBRE VOLCANO

Since Saturday June 16, la Cumbre volcano with 1476 meter above sea level which occupies the largest of Fernandina Island with 642 km2 of surface, the volcano entered in process of eruption then of 9 months of the last manifestation and Galapagos Center Expeditions when...

I LOVE MAMÁ

Be a mother. A full-time job without pay, and that's why I just want to tell you one thing if you're a mother: Congratulations!   News: Galapagos Center Expeditions participed in the Travel Mart Peru, which took place from 27 to 30 April 2018, with the aim of...

8 reasons that will make you remember your trip to Galapagos

Is there any other place in the world where you can share with giant tortoises, land and marine iguanas, be at the beach being entertained by animals who like your company, and just having fun while caring about the environment? Maybe no. And if there’s...

Achuar Amazon Experience

Achuar Amazon Trip 2018

No one rejects, dislikes, or avoids pleasure itself, because it is pleasure, but because those who do not know how to pursue pleasure rationally encounter consequences that are extremely painful. Nor again is there anyone who loves or pursues or desires to obtain pain of...

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