The Waterfall Route is a series of 7 different waterfalls along the way, ending with Pailon del Diablo (the Devil’s Cauldron), a world famous series of three waterfalls set in a beautiful gorge. If you’ve brave (and flexible!) you can clamber through a series of smaller staircases (aka tunnels – we had to crouch to get through!) to get very close to the top of the falls for a more up close view.
I love Ecuador and have been there several times! A client contacted me about itinerary recommendations for her trip in March. Here’s a proposal for 5 nights in Quito and 2 nights in Banos.
Hotel Bantu, Cartagena, Colombia When visiting Cartagena, nothing compares to the experience of staying inside the walled old city, rather than in a modern section. “Inside the walls” means you will be surrounded by colonial architecture and the vibrant, electric atmosphere of a city that never seems to sleep, yet manages to feel languid and […]
I first stayed here in 2013 and have had the opportunity to return a few times to the delightful JW Marriott in Quito, Ecuador. My original 5-star ranking on TripAdvisor remains UNCHANGED and I continue to look forward to each stay at this hotel! Original review below. I stayed at JW Marriott in Quito after […]
Once in a while you get an opportunity to do something so amazing, you can barely believe it was real!
If you want to literally go off the beaten path, consider this horse trek through the Pululahua volcano crater in Ecuador, two hours from Quito (the ranch will come and pick you up near your hotel in Quito).
Scroll for more information about how we did and what it was like riding in a volcano crater!