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  CHARLES BRAY's Ecuado Journal
In effect, Ecuador is three countries; the west, the central mountainous region of the Andes, and the east.
Ecuador has tried to limit the number of visitors to the islands, but there were more than 71,000 last year, far too many, say environmental groups.
Ecuador is one of the poorer countries in South America, with more than half the population living in poverty.
www.greatestcities.com /users/cbray5003/South_America/Ecuador   (7388 words)

The geographical diversity of Ecuador means that there are a number of different climates and microclimates in the country's four regions.
Ecuador is home to ten percent of the world's plant species, the majority of which grow in the northeastern Amazon, where an estimated 10,000 species thrive.
Ecuador is home to 8 percent of the world's animal species and 18 percent of the planet's birds.
www.amazonadventures.com /ecuador.htm   (619 words)

 Surfing in Ecuador
The lower 2/3 of Ecuador's coastline are a continuation of the stark Atacama desert landscape typical of Peru.
Unlike most of Peru, Ecuador's coast is warmed by the northerly Panama current as opposed to the southerly Humboldt current, and has water temps in the 70s throughout most of the surfing season (low 70s in the south, and mid-upper 70s to near 80 in the north).
Ecuador is a developing third world country and its coastline is rugged and in most places difficult to access and navigate (although a couple areas of the coastline like Salinas and Manta and Bahia de Caraquez are surprisingly urbanized with highrise development).
www.wavehunters.com /ecuador/ecuador.asp   (998 words)

 Language Courses Ecuador, Learn Spanish in Ecuador
Residing within Ecuador's 105,000 square miles, are the rainforests of the Amazonian Orient, miles of Pacific coastline, and the volcanic peaks and mountains of the northern Andes.
Because of this, Ecuador is regarded by many as a kind of microcosm of South America, containing not only the natural, but also the colonial and indigenous elements that have drawn travelers to the continent for centuries.
Ecuador's inhabitants are descendants of the various indigenous populations that first inhabited Ecuador's territory, of the Incas who colonized these lands in the late fifteenth century, of the Spaniards who conquered the Inca empire in the 1530s, and of the African slaves brought by the Spanish colonists.
www.firststepworld.com /country-Ecuador.html   (424 words)

 Ecuador travel guide - Wikitravel
Ecuador is a country in Northwestern South America, with a Pacific Ocean coastline, lying on the Equator between Colombia, to the northeast, and Peru, to the south and east.
The "Republic of the Ecuador" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others being Colombia and Venezuela).
Calls within Ecuador are more expensive than domestic calls in most countries, but not unreasonable, except for calls to cell phones, which generate most of their revenue by charging the caller.
wikitravel.org /en/Ecuador   (3194 words)

 Ecuador Biodiversity   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Ecuador is the smallest Andean country in South America, about the size of the state of Colorado, but is one of the world’s most geographically varied countries.
Ecuador straddles the equator on the Pacific coast of South America and is bordered by only two countries- Columbia to the north and Peru to the south and east.
Ecuador belongs to the select elite of the 17 mega-diverse countries of the world, of which it ranks as number Eight.
www.touchthejungle.org /EcuadorBiodiversity.htm   (1191 words)

 Peace Corps Kids World -- Ecuador
Ecuador, about equal in area to Colorado, is in the northwest part of South America.
Rich in history, Ecuador's capital, Quito, is one of the oldest in the Western hemisphere.
Other important cities are Guayaquil, the largest city and port; and Cuenca, the "city of rivers," a picturesque place in the Andes Mountains known for its crafts and its cooler climate.
www.peacecorps.gov /kids/world/iac/ecuador.html   (357 words)

 .:: Amcham Quito Ecuador - Ecuador - Resources ::.
Ecuador is the first banana producer in the world and a major flower exporter.
Major cities provide all types of services and are equipped with a solid accommodation infrastructure and modern technology.
Quito is the capital city and the country’s political and financial center; Guayaquil is considered as Ecuador’s economic capital; Cuenca, the third largest city, is a major handcraft producer.
www.ecamcham.com /ecuador/recursos_en.htm   (225 words)

 City Mayors: The world's largest cities (1 to 100)
City Mayors ranks the world’s largest and richest cities and urban areas.
City Mayors lists and features urban events, conferences and conventions aimed at urban decision makers and those with an interst in cities worldwide.
City Mayors questions those who govern the world’s cities and talks to men and women who contribute to urban society and environment.
www.citymayors.com /features/largest_cities1.html   (708 words)

 Moon Travel Planner: Ecuador: Planning Your Trip
Ecuador is a small country by South American standards—you can get just about anywhere from Quito in a day by bus or a few hours by plane.
Ecuador’s public transportation network is widespread but, at least on the ground, not always the quickest way to get around.
Since it sits on the equator, Ecuador doesn’t have hot and cold seasons like countries in temperate latitudes; here the seasons are defined in terms of precipitation.
www.moon.com /planner/ecuador/ecu_planning.html   (769 words)

 ecuador map and map of ecuador and information page
Before the great Inca empire began its conquest of this land called Ecuador in 1463, it was populated by a number of indigenous Indian tribes that were often at war with one another.
After suffering a severe depression throughout most of the eighteenth century, and with Ecuador's cities gradually falling into ruins, the thoughts of independence were in the wind.
Although Ecuador marked 25 years of civilian governance in 2004, the period has been marred by political instability, as seven presidents have governed Ecuador since 1996.
worldatlas.com /webimage/countrys/samerica/ec.htm   (936 words)

 Volunteer in Ecuador: Volunteer Work Abroad, Ecuadorian International Volunteering Opportunities   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Volunteer Opportunities: Guayaquil: Ecuador is one of those rare destinations in the world that seems to have a unique combination of natural beauty, intriguing history and vibrant culture.
Although Ecuador represents only 1.6 percent of the landmass of South America, it harbors more than half the continent's bird species in some of the world's most threatened ecosystems.
One of the social sectors of Ecuador that is most in need is services for disabled people.
www.volunteerabroad.com /Ecuador.cfm   (854 words)

 A2Z Languages - Ecuador - Country Guide - Tourism
Despite the small size of this Andean country, Ecuador is one of the most interesting destinations in South America.
It has been remarked that Quito, the capital of Ecuador, is one of the most beautiful cities in Latin America.
The city itself is also a great jumping off point to other parts of Ecuador.
www.a2zlanguages.com /Ecuador/countryguide/ecuador_tourism.htm   (478 words)

 Ecuador - Republica del Ecuador - Country Profile - South America, Ecuador, Galapagos Tourism   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Advanced indigenous cultures flourished in Ecuador long before the area was conquered by the Inca empire in the 15th century.
Ministery of Foreign Relations of the Republic of Ecuador.
Ecuador's history by Ministry of Tourism of Ecuador.
www.nationsonline.org /oneworld/ecuador.htm   (672 words)

 Ecuador Hotels, The list of hotels in Ecuador @ hotelonlinebooking.com
The left menu is a list of the featured cities in Ecuador.
There are total 2 location in Ecuador listed here.
If the hotel city is not displayed here, you can input your city name into the form on the right side and the hotels in that city will be displayed immediately.
www.hotelonlinebooking.com /ecuador-list   (114 words)

 Amazon.com: Rough Guide to Ecuador: Books: Harry Ades,Melissa Graham   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
This is the agricultural and indigenous heartland of Ecuador, a region of patchwork fields crawling up the mountainsides, of stately haciendas and dozens of remote communities.
West of the sierra, the coastal region is formed by a fertile alluvial plain, used for growing tropical crops such as bananas, sugar, coffee and cacao, and bordered on its Pacific seaboard by a string of beaches, mangrove swamps, shrimp farms and ports.
They are descendants, for the most part, of the various indigenous populations that first inhabited Ecuador’s territory, of the Incas who colonized these lands in the late fifteenth century, of the Spaniards who conquered the Inca empire in the 1530s and of the African slaves brought by the Spanish colonists.
www.amazon.com /Rough-Guide-Ecuador-Harry-Ades/dp/1858285526   (1701 words)

 Learn Spanish in Quito, Ecuador
Ecuador was named for its position on the Equator and is bordered by Colombia, Peru and the Pacific Ocean.
The school is located on the north side of the city in a quiet residential area very close to various public transportation lines.
Air pollution from buses is heavy in some areas of the city.
www.amerispan.com /language_schools/Ecuador/Quito/3528   (389 words)

 Ecuador Travel Guide - Travelling in Ecuador
Ecuador has airports in 15 cities, although only 2 of these are international, they are: Quito International Airport (Mariscal Antonio José de Sucre) and Guayaquil International Airport (Simón Bolivar).
In Ecuador there are sufficient road systems to get you were you want to go but the drivers are a little wild, so be careful!
Ecuador is bordered by Colombia to the north and by Perú in the south and both are easily accessible by car.
www.ecuador-travel-guide.org /general/Travel_ecuador.htm   (463 words)

 CNN.com - Melbourne, Vancouver top city list - Oct. 4, 2002
Melbourne and Vancouver are the best cities in the world for expatriates to live in, according to a survey by the Economist Intelligence Unit.
The Japanese cities of Osaka and Tokyo were the highest rated in Asia in equal 21st spot.
The Pakistani port city of Karachi received the second highest hardship rating of 74, the Indian cities of New Delhi and Mumbai scored 62 and 57 respectively, while the Indonesian capital Jakarta polled a high 56 coming in 119th place.
archives.cnn.com /2002/WORLD/europe/10/04/world.cities   (552 words)

 A trip through Ecuador.
Ecuador is home to a wealth of wild flora and fauna.
All these problems have put many of the wild species in Ecuador in the endangered list.
The truth is, that if we don't help to save them, this could be the last generation of these animals that could see the beauty of our country.
www.ecuatorianisimo.com /ecuador.html   (331 words)

 Bahía de Caráquez, Ecuador
The once-busy commercial port has given way to a mostly residential city, keeping the white buildings free of the smudges of industry.
Then, in August 1998, an earthquake measuring over 7 on the Richter scale leveled a good portion of the city and left residents (at least those whose homes still stood) without electricity or water for months.
On a brighter note, Bahía officially declared itself an “eco-city” in 1999, initiating ambitious plans to recycle most of the city’s waste and bring it into harmony with its surrounding bioregion.
www.moon.com /planner/ecuador/mustsees/bahiadecaraquez.html   (630 words)

 Pacific Ocean – cities by Pacific Ocean - List of Items - MSN Encarta
Pacific Ocean – cities by Pacific Ocean - List of Items - MSN Encarta
, in full Santiago de Guayaquil, city in western Ecuador, capital of Guayas Province.
The city is situated on the Guayas River, near the head...
encarta.msn.com /refedlist_210058317_4/Ecuador.html   (39 words)

 Sister Cities International   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The city has a successful organic farming or coffee program, is a major producer of high quality leather goods, has a small web page, is working to develop tourism and is interested in providing services for its populace.
It is part of the province of Imbabura, one of the fastes growing regions of Ecuador situated in the northern Andean Corridor of the country and houses more than 500,000 inhabitants.
UNESCO also nominated Cotacachi "City of Peace" in 2001 for their contribution to peace through a participative, transparent intercultural dialogue.
www.sister-cities.org /icrc/cityseek/list/display?recID=36048   (341 words)

 Ecuador Spanish schools - Quito Cuenca Ecuador Spanish School   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Located in the city of Manta on one of the most beautiful beaches on the coast of Ecuador, the combination of tropical beaches, climate, and friendly people at our school will make your stay unforgettable.
Extracurricular activities such as salsa and cooking lessons, city tours and weekend trips are complementary to the classes.
Located in the heart of the city and 15 minutes from the colonial section, boasting 30 highly qualified and flexible teacher, the school offers spanish instruction at all levels from complete beginner to advanced in modern and recently renovated facilities.
www.ecuadorexplorer.com /html/list_of_schools.html   (2554 words)

 4 star hotels in Ecuador : list of luxury hotels in Ecuador with customer ratings and reviews.
Ecuador accommodation choices for 4 star luxury hotels and resorts.
See list of Ecuador hotels for full list or Ecuador hotels for list showing a brief summary, reviews and customer ratings.
List of Banos hotels,  List of Cuenca (EC) hotels,  List of Otavalo hotels,  List of Quito hotels,  List of Riobamba hotels,  List of Salinas hotels
www.asiahotels.com /listby-starrating/Ecuador.asp&sr=4   (191 words)

 City Map Sites - Perry-Castañeda Map Collection - UT Library Online
World City Maps A collection of mostly older maps in the public domain.
Cincinnati, Ohio, U.S.A. - Neighborhoods (City of Cincinnati)
Madison, Wisconsin, U.S.A. - Downtown (City of Madison)
www.lib.utexas.edu /maps/map_sites/cities_sites.html   (2056 words)

 [IMC-Tech] Adding languag to cities list, was: Re: [Imc-uk-features] imc languages   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
I complete and change ALL the cities list spanish field language last year.
Every codebase that grabs https://contact.indymedia.org/cities.es.inc and updates their cities list, will have an updated cities list in spanish.
> > For the HTML cities list the addition of a hreflang > attribute [2] would do the trick (though this can only > take one language): > > hreflang="en">united kingdom > > And then some neat CSS trick could put the two letter lang > code after the link.
lists.indymedia.org /pipermail/imc-tech/2005-March/0317-um.html   (413 words)

 Ecuador driving distances Ecuador driving Ecuador distances cities in Ecuador
Ecuador driving distances Ecuador driving Ecuador distances cities in Ecuador
Ecuador driving distances between Quito and other cities in Ecuador -->
Ecuador driving distances between Quito and other cities in Ecuador
www.ecuaworld.com /ecuador_driving_distances.htm   (80 words)

 espanol.com : A comprehensive list of spanish language schools in Quito and other cities in Ecuador
This school is located in the central area of Quito, Ecuador.
Overview: Equinoccial is one of the oldest Spanish schools in Ecuador with over 19 years of experience in teaching Spanish.
In conjunction with this we organize trips to the cultural highlights of the country and the chance to see the natural biodiversity of Ecuador.
www.espanol.com /Ecuador/ecuador_school_list.htm   (701 words)

 Ecuador: Galapagos islands
This includes: hotels, hostels, haciendas, excursions, cities, activities, transportation, climate and weather, current events, Amazon rainforest, cloudforest, Andean highlands, Pacific coast.
Born and raised in Ecuador and have extensive travel experience both for mainland Ecuador as well as the Galapagos Islands.
My name is Sebastian and I attend school in Quito, Ecuador.
en.allexperts.com /q/Ecuador-131/Galapagos-islands.htm   (398 words)

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