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Imbabura – Bolivian volcano land

Imbabura is a permanent tourist destination. This province contains a large diversity of landscapes and cultures. Andean landscapes dominated by Tita Imbabura and Mama Cotacachi and twenty lakes in whose environments cities and indigenous communities that still preserve their rites and traditions are based. Historically its inhabitants were Imbayas, Cayambis, then dominated by the Caras, the convergence of these, allow the birth of Caranqui who would resist the invasion Inca adeñante,...Read More »

Samborondon – modest charm of Ecuador

Samborondón know is to know about the history of a people of working men and women, friendly and willing to overcome: a thriving canton, thanks to the tireless work of their children, is now one of the main districts of the Province of Guayas. Samborondón tradition, heroism and history, as it was considered a strategic place not only in the independence of Guayaquil but throughout the Republic of Ecuador. The Teatro Sanchez Aguilar, pertaining to the foundation of the same name, opened on...Read More »

Ecuador Playas – best beaches in the country

Playa Los Frailes (Manabi) – one of the most idyllic beaches of Ecuador, hidden in the Machalilla National Park landscape with calm waters and white sands, surrounded by extraordinary natural landscapes, where forests, cliffs and other rock formations intermingle. Another attraction are its hidden paths of access, shorter one with a walk that requires no more than 30 minutes, and a second longer than about 2 hours. The latter is the most famous, through a dry tropical forest, with trees...Read More »

Mysterious Samaipata, Bolivia

Samaipata has developed into one of the top gringo-trail spots in eastern Bolivia over the last few years. This sleepy village in the foothills of the Cordillera Oriental is brimming with foreign-run hostels and restaurants. Visitors flock to see the pre-Inca site of El Fuerte, some in search of a dose of the ancient site’s supposed mystical energy, while increasingly it is the main jumping-off point for forays to Parque Nacional Amboró. But it’s not just foreigners who come up here;...Read More »

Paramaribo – Suriname’s capital and “wooden city”

Paramaribo is a former Dutch colonial town dating from the 17th and 18th centuries planted on the Northeastern coast of tropical South America. Composed of mainly wooden buildings, the plain and symmetrical architectural style illustrating the gradual fusion of Dutch and other European architectural and later North American influences as well as elements from Creole culture, reflects the multi-cultural society of Suriname. The historic inner city is located along the left bank of the Suriname...Read More »

Nieuw Amsterdam – Fort in Suriname

Fort Nieuw Amsterdam was built between 1734 and 1747, after the French under Cassard not Fort Zeelandia and the city of Paramaribo in 1712 attacked, but the undefended plantations. The Chartered Society of Suriname thought to protect the plantations and the city by building a fort on the strategic point where the Suriname and Commewijne rivers flow together, near the ocean. The main plantations of the colony were situated at upstream of this point these two rivers. Early 2008, a foundation was...Read More »

Abancay, Peru – unforgettable legacy of Chankas

Abancay , “the Valley of the White Lilies” in the Quechua language, needs no further arguments to entice the traveler. Founded in 1574, this colorful city, capital of the department of Apurimac, is famous for its superb local cuisine, offering mouth-water dishes such as cuy relleno (stuffed guinea pig), kapchi (a hearty soup of beans, milk and eggs) and huatia (meat cooked over hot stones). A good time to visit is during Carnival, held here in April. The city of Abancay in Apurimac...Read More »

Xapuri – quite piece of Brazil

Xapuri is a neat small town of little wooden houses. Some years ago Chico Mendes lived and died here (he was local hero, who fought human and labor rights). It lies about 12km northwest of Highway BR-317, the main road between Rio Branco (241km away) and Brasiléia (74km away). There are some sightseeings in Xapuri, that you can visit: Fundação Chico Mendes It has some personal belongings of Chico Mendes, portraits and photos of his family, spouse and babies. It also has his clothes and...Read More »

Lobitos, Peru – Paradise for surfers

Lobitos is a village in one of six districts of the province Talara in Peru. A yearly average temperature is 25 °C (77 °F). You can get there through the Cap.FAP Victor Montes Arias Airport in Talara and then you can take a car heading north. It will take about half and hour to get there. What to do Lobitos has world class wave quality and nice surf spots, that’s why surfers like this place. If you are not into surfing, then you can go swim, fishing, explore the place around. Or go to...Read More »

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