Ecuador was named as such because when the Spanish conquerors occupied it during the 1500’s the equator passes through the northern part of this country. The Andes region and its snow capped peaks that often hides behind thick clouds generally run through the center of Ecuador. In this forest area, there are more than 30 active volcanoes and low lying plains that are ideal for farming.
Discover not only landscape attractions but also the rich coastal areas that produce the best shrimps, large catches of herring, mackerel and tuna. Learn about the interesting culture where almost half...More