Riobamba, Ecuador

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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.

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Banos, Ecuador

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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.

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Canoa, Ecuador

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The fishing village of Canoa, Ecuador located about 20 minutes north of San Vicente is worth a visit.

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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.

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Paragliding in Canoa, Ecuador

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Before I knew it the paraglider came to life with a tug of the harness and Dick was looking up into his glider for the quick pre-flight check. Then he walked toward the edge of the cliff and gently became airborne.

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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.

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Quito, Ecuador

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Old town in Quito, Ecuador is a really nice part of town to explore. They have some beautiful building to see and lots of nice places to eat. My first few nights I stayed in New town Quito and it is more of the party atmosphere with lots of bars.

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Old town in Quito, Ecuador is a really nice part of town to explore. They have some beautiful building to see and lots of nice places to eat. My first few nights I stayed in New town Quito and it is more of the party atmosphere with lots of bars.

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