Ecuador straddles the equator and is home to the point on earth closest to the sun. The Amazon rainforest sits alongside the Andes peaks. Among this landscape the people have forged a distinct character and the Centro Historico of Quito, the capital, was declared a World Heritage Site for having the best preserved and least altered historic center in Latin America. All that, and then there is the Galapagos islands off its shores, perhaps the world’s most important conservation site.


06/19/2021 to 06/26/2021