The tourism is missing city maps

He started his route without knowing the city. He did not have a map and had no idea where to get one. Inspired by his desire to take photographs and driven by his instincts, he began touring downtown Guayaquil, with his guitar and a backpack. He started with the cathedral and...

Quito, in the 10th place in South America for having the better quality of life

Quito ranked among the ten cities with the best quality of life in Latin America, surpassing cities such as Sao Paulo (Brazil), Lima (Peru), Manaus (Brazil), Mexico City, Bogota (Colombia) and Santo Domingo (Dominican Republic). The ranking was made by the US consultancy firm...

Lonesome George’s body is displayed and declared cultural heritage of humanity

  The Hope Symbol Hall was inaugurated yesterday at Santa Cruz, in the Galapagos Islands whose new guest is Lonesome George. The dissected body of the emblematic turtle was unveiled yesterday after almost a week of its arrival from New York, where it remained and was...

Warmifonias, the five women’s bicycle trip through South America

The Warmis are preparing for a 10,000-kilometer journey through South America. Warmi, comes from the Quechua etymology that means “woman,” and phonies from Latin, which means to communicate using the voice. Thus, Warmifonias is the singing, the way of expression of...

Quimbita: 30 years of artistic life

This year marks three decades of pictorial development for Olmedo Quimbita, an artist from Latacunga. But for him, the story began in 1987, at age 22, when he traveled to Colombia and since then he has not stopped. He lived in New York, Paris and Mexico D.F. Of these experiences,...

The “Años Viejos” contest will be held at the Amazonas Avenue on December 31

Preparations for the traditional “Años Viejos” contest of the Amazonas Avenue are in their final stages. The 11 groups and companies that will participate in this festival fine-tune the details to get the puppets ready for December 31. The “Años Viejos”...

More than 25 Christmas events and fairs in Quito

  Colorful lights, light bulbs, the breathtaking decorations in shopping malls, street vendors, the smell of incense, and a more stressful traffic on the streets tell us that the Christmas season is intensifying in the capital. From this week several events and fairs organized by...

The holiday, an opportunity for Manabi and Esmeraldas

Hoteliers and tourism service providers of Esmeraldas and Manabi await the arrival of visitors over the next five days, starting tomorrow. Both provinces were the most affected by the earthquake of April 16, which also undermined the touristic activity. In the eight coastal...