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18 Cool, Hidden, and Unusual Things to Do in Ecuador

Unusual Attractions in Ecuador

Photography in the Field: Ecuadorian Amazon

Oct 13—Oct 19, 2019

Delve into this equatorial paradise for a week-long journey full of adventure, photography, and learning in some of the wildest corners of the Amazon basin.

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Unique Food & Drink in Ecuador

Explore Ecuador

Recent Ecuador Activity

Demonika wants to go to Laguna Quilotoa

Stories About Ecuador

Snorkeling among the Galápagos' wildlife.

A Day in the Life of a Galápagos Guide

Luis Yanez walks us through a day of tortoise traffic and blue-footed boobies.
Meet the blue-throated hillstar.

The Existential Ennui of Discovering an Endangered Species

Newly found and already almost lost.
Meet the newly identified Waorani dog-faced bat.

Found: Two New Species of Dog-Faced Bats

No, they won't make good pets.