Archive for June, 2009

Democracy Now Interview with Ecuador President Raphael Correa

Hi Readers, Here are a couple of excellent articles about Ecuador.  The first article explains how Ecuador is attempting to save the rain forest.   The second article is an interview with Ecuador President Raphael Correa following a speech at the United Nations.  Both articles will help you get an idea […]

by June 30, 2009 0 comments About Ecuador, Ecuador News, Ecuador Politics
Highlights on the Ecuador Coast:  Ecuadorian Food and Ecuador Beaches

Highlights on the Ecuador Coast: Ecuadorian Food and Ecuador Beaches

Here are highlights of our remaining tour of the Ecuador coast.  Having surfed, hiked and explored this region for much of his life, our guide was able to easily steer us away from the boring, the dangerous and the unpalatable side of the southwest coast of Ecuador. North of Ayampe […]

Destination Ayampe:  Tranquility on the Southwest Coast of Ecuador

Destination Ayampe: Tranquility on the Southwest Coast of Ecuador

Ayampe is a Village in Ecuador that Still Retains Its Charm and Individuality Continuing our tour of the Ecuador beaches north of Guayaquil, we crested a hill and there was Ayampe down below, with its miles of beaches, the winding Ayampe River and coconut palm plantations. The new highway along this […]

Montanita: Surfing Capital of Ecuador

Montanita: Surfing Capital of Ecuador

Montanita is Ecuador’s Melting Pot and Surfing Capital Continuing our tour of the Ecuador coast, we are only a short distance from Montanita, with its famous surfing beach.  Our tour of the southwest coast of Ecuador has just taken us through the village of San Antonio, much greener than previous […]

Foundations Instill New Life and Hope Along the Ruta del Sol

Foundations Instill New Life and Hope Along the Ruta del Sol

Two Foreign Foundations are Bringing Hope, Pride and Jobs to the Ecuador Coast Ruta del Sol:  Our southwest coastal tour of Ecuador had brought us to the more densely populated area north of Salinas.  Here the wide open spaces of the savannah along Libertad Peninsula have changed to small villages […]