Ecuador

  • 1 Follow the scent of flowers through Ecuador
    Latin America's undiscovered natural beauty stretches far beyond the bustling city of Buenos Aires and the mariachi mayhem of Mexico. Cast your gaze to the truly mesmerizing backdrop of Ecuador...

  • 2 And the word is 'wonderful'!
    On-line, by phone and by text messages, thousands of people around the world have been involved in voting in this initiative launched by the New7Wonders Foundation. Chosen from a short...

  • 3 The natural wonders of the world
    The idea of listing the wonders of the world is hardly a new thing. The historian Herodotus compiled his own list way back in the fifth century BC, and from...

  • 4 Everything's coming up roses in Ecuador
    They say that Ecuador is the home of the world's most beautiful roses. Whether that's true, or not, it's a fact that cultivation of flowers for export has become a...

  • 5 All eyes on Quito, American Capital of Culture, 2011
    Thirty-two years ago, the vibrant capital of Ecuador was named a World Heritage Site by UNESCO. This year, as American Capital of Culture, the city – which boasts the largest...

  • 6 Your guide in the Galapagos Islands is called Darwin
    The cataclysmic geography bears no resemblance to the picture-postcard islands one expects to find in the tropics. The Galapagos Islands are not known for luxury hotels and spas for hedonists...