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Landing the Daily Catch in Puerto Lopez

We were on our way to visit Machalilla National Park to look at wildlife. First we had to step over the carcasses of sharks littering the beach in Puerto Lopez. Ironic, no? Read more about our travels in Ecuador here. Like what you’ve read and interested in reading more? Subscribe to the WanderMom feed using Read the Rest…

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On the Beach in Puerto Lopez

Our trip to Isla de la Plata, Ecuador, departed from the beach in Puerto Lopez. When we arrived there was a frenzy of activity on the beach as the day’s catch was unloaded from a flotilla of small fishing boats. Read more about our travels in Ecuador here. Like what you’ve read and interested in Read the Rest…

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Waiting for the Bus in Ambato

A couple waiting for the bus in Ambato, central Ecuador. Life is harsh in the Andes, they could be in their thirties or in their sixties. I couldn’t even hazard a guess. Read more about our travels in Ecuador here. Like what you’ve read and interested in reading more? Subscribe to the WanderMom feed using Read the Rest…

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Woman with Hog

A woman with her hog, contemplating. Just your average, everyday sighting in a mountain village in Ecuador. Read more about our travels in Ecuador here. Like what you’ve read and interested in reading more? Subscribe to the WanderMom feed using rss or email , follow me on Twitter or become a fan on Facebook.

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Iguana in Bolivar Park Guayaquil

Simon Bolivar Park is a small, pretty city park in the center of Guayaquil, Ecuador. It is also home to a large colony (possibly extended family?) of iguanas. They scramble around your feet, drape off the trees and, like this one, preen in the sunshine. Enjoy! Read more about our travels in Ecuador here. Like Read the Rest…

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Mud Floors With A TV

Every family develops it’s own vocabulary, shorthand words or phrases that recall shared memories, nicknames, descriptions and explanations.

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Hiking in Vilcabamba Ecuador

If that looks to you like a precarious trail along the top of a ridge, it is. This is the Izhcayluma Hike in Vilcabamba, Ecuador.

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Hotel Review: Hosteria Izhcayluma Vilcabamba Ecuador

We took a side-trip to Hosteria Izhcayluma in Vilcabamba, Ecuador based on the recommendation of a fellow traveler who we met in Montanita.

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Family Friendly Activities in Cuenca Ecuador

Cuenca is a pretty, very walkable city. It’s the first place we visited in Ecuador that I could imagine recommending as a family-friendly vacation destination. The city, with it’s many churches and a strong focus on traditional arts and culture is unmistakably Ecuadorean, but it also has a very European feel. It is smaller and Read the Rest…

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Isla De La Plata

Puerto Lopez is a charming little town in coastal Ecuador. The main industry here is still fishing but tourism, especially to Isla de la Plata in the Machalilla National Park is becoming more important. I’d read about Machalilla, sometimes called “poor man’s Galapagos’, while planning our trip and decided that a visit to this park, Read the Rest…

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