Ecuador Is Home to Two of the World's Most Ornate Churches
Quito, the capital city of the South American Republic of Ecuador, is home to some of the most ornate churches in the entire world.
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Iguazu Falls, between Brazil and Argentina 7) Ushuaia, Argentina 8) Amazon Rainforest 9) Tayrona, Colombia 10) Punta del Este, Uruguay 11) Cocora Valley, Colombia 12) Island of Capurganá, Colombia 13) Monteverde Cloud Forest, Costa Rica 14) Atacama Desert, Chile 15) Green Lagoon, Bolivia 16) Baños, Ecuador
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Korea Attack Is Nearly Within Reach • 35-Years-Late Library Book Returned with Apology & $200 • Bitter Dispute Underway Over Ecuador Election Result • Bob Dylan Finally Accepts Nobel Prize Photo of the Day Click on image to enlarge Misty valley in Tuscany at sunrise – Shaiith79 Quote of the Day Keep
The Galapagos Islands Are Truly a Marvel of Nature
The Galapagos Islands are an archipelago of volcanic islands that can be found on either side of the Equator in the Pacific Ocean, 926 km (500 nautical miles) west of continental Ecuador, of which they are a part. The islands have a national park and a biological marine reserve.
Could You Imagine Waking Up to These Rooms with a View?
Ecuador source H/T: Boredpanda.com 20 Rooms with a View nature, travel, beautiful, design, view, room, architecture, lovely Wouldn't you love to own a room with a view like this?
Trivia Quiz: How Much Do You Know About Brazil?
Chile Bolivia Ecuador Colombia Venezuela The famous statue of Christ the Redeemer is located in this Brazilian city... Christ the Redeemer is considered one of the new 7 wonders of the world.
12 Misnomers That Have Been Fooling Us All Our Lives
They are hand-woven in Ecuador by craftsmen from the cities of Cuenca and Montecristi. They were named Panama hats because of their massive export from Ecuador to Panama during the 19th century. [related_articles] 7. English Horn Image Credit: The Chive English horns come from Poland.
Wow! These Beautiful Travel Photos Are out of This World!
Takafuji People's Choice Winner, Cities: Colorful Market, Bangkok, Thailand Kajan Madrasmail [related_articles] Third Place Winner, People: Under the Wave, Tavarua, Fiji Rodney Bursiel People's Choice Winner, Nature: Buff Tailed Coronet, Ecuador Hymakar Valluri Honorable Mention, Nature: Mt.
Built Into Nature, These 12 Homes are Amazing!
A house built into a hill – Ecuador A luxury home, built into the mountain as to not obscure the views of the famous natural hotsprings - Vals, Switzerland Even during the winter, this house stays cozy, thanks to its eco-friendly design.
The Amazon Jungle is an Explosion of Beauty and Wildlife
This forest is so large, it is made up of territories belonging to 9 different nation-states, with the majority being held by Peru, Brazil, and Colombia, and the rest by Ecuador, Venezuela, French Guiana, and many others.
Visit the Most Remote Inhabited Islands on Earth!
Floreana Image Source Distance from Civilization: 620 miles from Ecuador Taking its name from the first president of Ecuador, Floreana is part of the Galapagos Islands.
33 Vibrant Portraits That Prove Beauty Is Everywhere
Bogota, Colombia San Francisco, USA Yangon, Myanmar Colombia Tibetian Plateau Havana, Cuba Peru Ecuador El Paico, Chile Mawlamyine, Myanmar Medellin, Colombia Oxford, UK [related_articles] Lima, Peru New York City, USA Havana, Cuba Maramures, Romania Kichwa woman, Amazon Rainforest Iran Tibetian Plateau
23 Places I'd Love to Find Myself On New Year's Eve
Casa Los Algarrobos - Ecuador Source 14. Hale O’ Lanai - Hawaii Source 15. Panchoran Retreat - Bali 16. 432 Park Avenue - New York City Source 17. Ice Hotel - Sweden Source 18. Beach House - Laguna Beach, California Source 19. Lion Sands - South Africa 20. Zarafa Safari Camp - Botswana Source 21.
You Won't Believe That These Train Routes Actually Exist!
Devil's Nose Train (Ecuador) Ecuador's Nariz Del Diablo train route literally translates as 'The Devil’s Nose,' and not without good reason.
These 26 Glorious Latin-American Locations Will Amaze You
Galapagos Island, Ecuador Flickr: maxruckman Charles Darwin didn’t put the Galapagos Islands on the map, but he did make the world realize the incredible variety and beauty of life on earth. Come here to see this in action. 15.
See Stunning Bird Photos From the Annual Audobon Awards
Youth Winner: Carolina Anne Fraser Species: Great Frigatebird Location: Near Española, Galápagos Islands, Ecuador 5. Fine Art Winner: Barbara Driscoll Species: Green Violetear Location: Savegre Hotel, San Gerardo de Dota, Costa Rica 6.
A Skilled Photographer Can Turn Our Planet into Paradise!
'Buff Tailed Coronet' in Ecuador 7. 'Surveying From a Mountain Stage' in Olympic Wilderness, Washington, USA 8. 'Lunch Time' in Salābōnā, Red Sea State, Sudan 9. 'Southern California Squid Sunset' in Jervis Bay, New South Wales, Australia 10.
Retired and Want to Travel? Visit These 12 Amazing Places!
Cuenca , Ecuador This charming city, located in the south of Ecuador, was named a World Heritage Site in 1999 and there is no doubt that this is a place you want to see. It is known for its many archeological findings, the ancient buildings that were preserved to this day and its many museums.
Have You Seen These Beautiful Churches?
Las Lajas Sanctuary – Colombia Basilica of the National Vow – Quito, Ecuador Cadet Chapel at the Air Force Academy – Colorado Cathedral of Christ the Saviour – Moscow, Russia Cathedral-Basilica – New Orleans Church of Dmitry on Blood – Uglich, Russia Church of Our Savior – St.
How Different Families Around the World Eat...
. $40.06 The Yim family from Tingo, Ecuador (9 people) Weekly food expenditures: U.S. $31.55 The Namgais from Shingkhey village, Bhutan (13 people) Weekly food expenditures: U.S. $5.03 The Abubakar from Breidjing Camp, Chad (6 people) Weekly food costs - U.S. $ 1.23 Submitted by: Karen Hed How Different
These Stunning Photographs Will Stop You in Your Tracks
Santiago Borja , Ecuador National Award 6. Sylvia Michel , Switzerland National Award 7. Veselin Atanasov , Bulgaria National Award 8. Takashi Nakazawa , Japan National Award 9. Nicky Loh , Singapore National Award 10. Zeyar Htun , Myanmar National Award 11. Au Hin Man, Hong Kong National Award 12.
14 Special Animals You Didn’t Know Existed
The long-wattled umbrellabird lives in Colombia and Ecuador. The males boast a long plume of feathers on its neck that keeps it dry and which they puff out to impress females during mating season. 11. Dugongs are marine mammals and are the third largest animals in size after whales. 12.
These Newly Discovered Animals Are Incredible!
Olinguito ( Bassaricyon neblina ) Part of the raccoon family, this newly discovered species lives in forests surrounding the Andes Mountains in western Colombia and Ecuador.
This is One Delicious Patty You'll Enjoy Making!
Quinoa is a grain that originated in the Andean region of Ecuador, Bolivia, Colombia and Peru, where it was successfully domesticated 3,000 to 4,000 years ago for human consumption.