I traveled to Riobamba to ride the “devils nose train ride,” but unfortunately there is only a small section open (Riobamba to Palmira.) The last section of the train ride is supposed to be the most exiting with high speeds down a twisting steep mountain. … [Read more...] about Riobamba, Ecuador
Scott of UnconventionalTravel.com takes you up the steep climb to view, “La Virgen” and then attempts to view the volcano, “Tungurahua.” The statue, “La Virgen” honors the Holy Mother of the holy water and was built in 1987 by Father Acosta. There are 654 steps up the steep climb. … [Read more...] about Hiking to “La Virgen” in Banos, Ecuador and beyond.
Located South of Quito, Ecuador about 3 ½ hours by bus, you will find the quaint town of Banos, Ecuador. Banos is famous for the thermal baths that are fed with volcanic hot water. This is a nice travel destination in Ecuador, South America to visit for a week or two. Some people travel here and never leave. The climate is pretty good with warm to hot days and cool nights. … [Read more...] about Banos, Ecuador
The fishing village of Canoa, Ecuador located about 20 minutes north of San Vicente is worth a visit. Like most discovered “so called” places of paradise, the true Canoa is slowly vanishing to the pressure of development. … [Read more...] about Canoa, Ecuador
While staying at “Camping Iguana” in Canoa, Ecuador I had a chance to tag along with a guy (Dick) from England to watch him paraglide. We left around 3:00 pm in the afternoon for the steep cliffs overlooking Canoe, Ecuador. … [Read more...] about Paragliding in Canoa, Ecuador