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November 23, 2017

It's the age-old question: What do I bring??

We have found that wherever we may be adventuring, we are the most reassured with the contents of our luggage when we can talk to a friend that has already been to the destination. Let us here at Quito Street Tours be that fr...

November 1, 2017

It's that time of year! Guaguas de pan pile high in the bakeries of Quito while colada morada simmers on the stove.

October 20, 2017

In Quito, the word mama elicits an image of a loving woman who affectionately calls you mija or mijo, wants you to put on a sweater, and is coming around the table with a second serving of hornado. The name Mama Lucha, on the other hand, struck fear across the city for...

September 25, 2017

Puerto Lopez, Manabi

It's whale season, y'all! But it won't be here for long. In fact, we have just about one month left of wonderful humpback whales breaching in the attractive waters off the southern Manabitan beaches.

The city is a great place to get to know for a few...

August 15, 2017

This week in La Floresta: the Arupo International Mural Festival is here, which means - more murals for everyone! Come see, do, and enjoy!

July 20, 2017

There is nothing quite like driving up a high, cold mountain road in Ecuador to turn the corner and see a bundled up human pulling weeds on what seems like a 45 degree slope.

July 13, 2017

Ache has been doing a lot of work that incorporates more traditional street art culture, including complex alphabets with letter structures that give people pause, though can occasionally be figured out, causing a spark of connection between artist and reader.

July 7, 2017

Mixing the old with the new, the funcional with the hip, the Pilsener with the Los 3 Monjes, La Floresta is a step between worlds.

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