Ecuador’s Six Most Important Archaeological Treasures

Posted by on Sep 15, 2015 in Culture, Festivities, Nature | 0 comments

Tours of the vestiges of ancient civilizations — which left the imprints of their rites and ceremonies, as well as those of their members’ daily lives — allows us to understand the development and spirituality of early peoples. In Latin America, the remains of such civilizations are found in various parts of the continent, usually framed in beautiful natural settings. Visiting them helps one to sense the splendor of some of these civilizations lost in time.

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Brazil: 3 ‘Must-See’ Attractions for 2016

Posted by on Aug 12, 2015 in Amazon, Beach, Cities, Coast, Culture, Festivities, Hotels & Lodges, Music, Nature, Rainforest, Uncategorized | 0 comments

Whether experiencing thong-clad sun worshipers on Ipanema Beach, or awakening to jungle calls from deep within the Amazonian rainforest, Brazil leaves no visitor unimpressed.

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Welcome to Inti Raymi: the feast of San Juan (1/3)

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011 in Festivities | 0 comments

Shortly after midday. Cotacachi, province of Imbabura, 2418 meters above sea level, 104 km. northeast of Quito. It’s June 24, 2010. The...

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Welcome to Inti Raymi: the feast of San Juan (2/3)

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011 in Festivities | 0 comments

PURIFICATION NIGHT The team working on this report spent the night before the taking of the square with a group of men from Morochos, an...

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Welcome to Inti Raymi: the feast of San Juan (3/3)

Posted by on Jun 20, 2011 in Festivities | 0 comments

DANCING TO THE SQUARE Once the purification on the eve of San Juan has been completed, what follows is the collective march to take the...

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