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Travel Articles: Ecuador
Galapagos Through the Eyes of an Artist, 2
Cataloging my second voyage to the Galapagos Islands, with art, photography, wildlife facts and travel tips!
History and Culture of Ecuador
Ecuador's culture includes a mix of indigenous and European influence. The resulting Creole society is still evolving and provides interesting experiences for visiting travelers. From tasting roasted guinea pig to visiting historical sites, you are sure to make lasting memories!
Adventure Life hosts The Adventure Geezer in the Galapagos
Adventure Life had the pleasure of hosting award-winning travel writer, Don Mankin, on his recent trip to the Galapagos. Don's blog, The Adventure Geezer, is an insightful reference for the active, mature traveler. Learn more about Don's impressive career history, his accolades, as well as his love of travel here.
This recent adventure in …
Darwin's Islands and Quito Add On
A great trip with highlights being a morning scuba dive off Santa Cruz Island, an exhilarating hike up the Sierra Negra volcano, lots of curious and nonchalant animal/sealife, great company, accommodations and food, and knowledgable guides who accompanied us throughout our islands visit. Adventure Life arranged a last minute guided bus/walking …
Ecuador and Peru Family Trip
We had an amazing, eye-opening, thrilling 6 weeks of travel in Costa Rica, Ecuador, and Peru. Our bond as a family has strengthened and although we were really excited to get home, we are already dreaming about our next travel experience together!
Ecuadorian Amazon & The Galapagos Islands
We headed back in time to the deceivingly desolate Galapagos Islands for a cruise through Santa Cruz, Genovesa, Santiago, and Bartolome Islands. We then then continued to the lush Amazon Basin, where we enjoyed four days exploring the forest floor and canopy surrounding Sacha Lodge.
Ecuador Road Trip Anyone...?!
Road Trip anyone...? Our 8 day adventure to Ecuador was highlighted by the 5 day, 4 night personalized road trip Adventure Life designed just for us. Everything I wanted to see and explore in the time I had available was granted; from the highlands and climbing on the earth's tallest active volcano (Cotopaxi), strolling along the Pacific Ocean …
Travelogue for Peru, Ecuador and Galapagos
With Kassandra’s knowledge of the area and our requirements and dates, We felt like our Peru trip was tailored to our exact liking and it made for a fantastic, fabulous, wonderful, exciting and culturally and educationally informative vacation . No other travel company comes close to the private, tailored trip like we experienced. With …
Family Trip to Galapagos and Ecuador
As a busy mother of 4, I seldom have time to take a step back and focus my attention on anything. This 11 day trip with my mom and oldest kids was a gift of shared time and memories we will never forget.
Ecuador and Amazon Trip with Rainforest Alliance
Just returned from an unforgettable couple of weeks in the Amazon -- where Adventure Life is working on a project with the Rainforest Alliance and USAID to strengthen, lend and receive advice from community-owned lodges in the Ecuadorian Amazon. Had the pleasure to spend time with Achuar, Huaorani, Kichwa and Secoya communities.
Quito, Sacha Lodge and the Amazon rainforest; The Galapagos
Our Trip to Quito, Ecuador and the Galapagos
A once in a lifetime adventure to Ecuador and a Galapagos cruise aboard the Millenium. Add this trip to your \"bucket list.\" A group of friends set off to experience the best of the country, including ziplining, horseback riding, snorkeling, and lots of wildlife on their Galapagos cruise.
Craig and Steph Explore the Cultures of Ecuador
We experience the varied local cultures of Ecuador, starting with a 5 night homestay with a family of Kichwa farmers in the highlands of Morochos. Then we spend three nights camping with the jungle-dwelling Kichwa Waira Churi family. During a three day paddle down the Shiripuno River, we learn about the Huaorani culture of the Amazon basin. We …
From the arctic to the equator (Yukon to the Galapagos)
To dream is to be alive! Ever since I was a little girl I dreamed about visiting the Galapagos Islands. Little did I know, that one day I would achieve that dream, not from Montreal where I was born, but from the Yukon, in northern Canada.
Jon and Joan's Excellent Adventure in Ecuador
Each day I found myself amazed, excited, inspired, humbled, filled with a sense of wonder, or all of these! A fantastic Ecuador vacation to Old City Quito, Sacha Lodge in the Amazon, Otovalo area, and the Galápagos onboard the Millenium.
After months of planning, we were finally underway! Off to the Galapagos and then to Sacha Lodge in the Amazon of Ecuador. I can't tell how great an experience this was for our family. Thank you Adventure-Life!
A Wildlife Explosion @ SACHA LODGE
Land trip to Cuzco from Quito
We drove from Quito down to Mancora, Chiclayo, Trujillo, Lima, Ica, Nazca, Arequipa, Puno and Cuzco in 17days, Visited lots of wonderful places... a trip to remember for ever!!!
Ecuador Travels from the Amazon to Galapagos
Quito, a trip to Sacha Lodge in the Amazon, and a 5-day Galapagos Island cruise. I was amazed at the incredible variety in environment and landscape I found in such a tiny country. And the wildlife did NOT disappoint!
Galapagos Multi Sport Adventure
A fab adventure trip and experience with a great group and guide. Action packed and lived up to the description with activities. Each day was filled and we went to bed at night ready for sleep and to restore some older muscles. Memorable and great fun.
An absolutely amazing trip. The reason for the trip was to visit our daughter who was studing in Quito for a semester. We can't wait to go back to the Galapagos Islands. Adventure Life, great job booking everything, no problems anywhere. Beautiful place
This journal details my experience on Adventure Life's \"Ecuador Adventurer\" trip in July of 2006. A great time was had by all exploring Quito, coasting down mountain roads by bike, hiking the cloud forest, whitewater rafting, and trekking the
Mother-Daughter trip to Galapagos and Ecuador
Galapagos Multisport and a family vacation with Betty, our Ecuador coordinator!
Sacha Lodge - Ecuadorian Amazon
The amazing Amazon and Adventure life. A dream come true for me. As a child I always dreamed of going to the Amazon. Growing up in the Bronx there wasn't a whole lot of wild life, except for some squirrels and some sparrows.
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