San Francisco de Quito, the capital city of Ecuador, is the very first World Heritage site declared by UNESCO (1978). Quito, its popular nickname, is basically made up of 2 parts, the old town and the new town. Here are the distinctions and what you can do when you’re in Quito.
Guayaquil, the capital of the Guayas province is the largest and most populated city in Ecuador. It is the main port of Ecuador, thus, it is of great economic importance to the country. However, many travelers never stayed for more than a day and often use it as a jump off point to other destination in Ecuador.
co-written by dive buddy banggigay The Pre-trip Drama By Lilliane And so The Big Day arrived, June 14, 2012. We were to meet the Aggressor representative at the cafe of Casablanca, opposite the pier. Excitedly we hauled both our asses to the San Cristobal malecon promptly at 1:30pm. The cafe is closed. No Aggressor representative. Hmmm. […]
Diving the Galapagos had been a dream since the first time I saw a photo of school of hammerheads. Fueled with the high of diving Tubbataha in 2010, I tried organizing a group to dive Galapagos, negotiating deals for charter boat, but wasn’t successful.