Living the beach life on the coast of Ecuador January 9th 2010 Well here we are in Canoa, Ecuador, a small beach town mid way up the coast. We spent the last 5 days taking Spanish classes 4 hours a day while managing to fit in many swims, reading in the various hammocks, walks to town for real coffee and well just relaxing. It has been so nice to be in one place for a week, so needed.
We spent 3 days in Puerto Lopez over New Years, which is another beach tow ... read more
South America » Ecuador » West » Canoa The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more