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Ecuador ranked top nation for U.S., Canadian retirees

By at January 4, 2013 | 5:30 am | 0 Comment

By Patricia Reaney (Reuters)

NEW YORK | Thu Jan 3, 2013 5:22pm EST

NEW YORK (Reuters) – With its low cost of living, balmy climate and cheap property prices, Ecuador has been ranked the top foreign retirement destination for North Americans for the fifth consecutive year.

The South American nation bordered by Colombia and Peru scored the highest marks in InternationalLiving.com’s annual ranking of the best places to retire.

With monthly estimated living expenses ranging from $900 to $1,400, Ecuador surpassed Panama, Malaysia, Mexico and Costa Rica, which rounded out the top five countries.

“I think the combination of a welcoming culture, the great weather, the affordability and its proximity to the United States all go together to make it a good package,” Dan Prescher, the special projects editor for the website, said on Thursday.

“Panama has a lot of the same things going for it, but it isn’t quite as affordable as Ecuador,” he added in an interview.

Editors at InternationalLiving.com analyzed data and information from correspondents in the countries most popular with American and Canadian retirees to compile the results, which were based on a host of categories: cost of living, climate, property prices, healthcare, ease of integration, retirement infrastructure, entertainment and amenities and special benefits for retirees.

A large part of Ecuador’s appeal is how inexpensive it is for retirees. A beer costs just 85 cents. A doctor’s visit is $25, roughly the same price as a one-hour massage.

“Seniors resident in Ecuador qualify for half-price entertainment and local transport, discounted airfares and refunds of sales tax,” Prescher added.

Panama, which came in a close second, won praise for its pensioner visa, which speeds up residency, retiree discounts on medicines, entertainment and restaurants, and its friendly people.

Malaysia, the only Asian country to make the top five, drew retirees to its shores with its tropical climate, low cost of living and cheap rents, similar factors that boosted Mexico and Costa Rica’s appeal to retirees.

American retirees destination

Most of the better countries for retirees were Spanish speaking, including Uruguay, Colombia and Spain. Thailand, which placed ninth, was the only other Asian nation to make the top ten, thanks to its affordability, exotic locales and outdoor lifestyle.

Although the language may differ, Prescher said retirees adapt easily because they usually choose a country with a culture familiar to them.

“Most people know or can learn enough Spanish to get along,” he added.

Malta squeezed in at No. 10, winning points for its very low crime rate, Mediterranean climate and abundance of English speakers. English is the second language of Malta, which is a European Union member.

Ireland, France, Portugal and Italy were other EU nations that made the ranking of 22 countries, along with the Philippines and New Zealand, which scored the worst for the cost of living, along with France, but ranked high for integration.

“The places that have been popular with expats for the last five to 10 years tend to stay in the rankings unless something drastic happens, a big political or economic change,” Prescher explained.

(Editing by Chris Michaud and Tim Dobbyn)

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Update: Constant tremors in and over Tungurahua volcano | December 17

By at December 17, 2012 | 10:37 am | 0 Comment

Volcano Update: Constant tremors in and over

Tungurahua volcano

December 17, 2012

During the morning there has been a constant column with moderate emission of ash loading reaches 2 km above the volcano’s summit, heading to the north-east. Associated with this activity is reported bellows generating moderate to high intensity, causing the vibration of windows in towns near the volcano. There have been reports of minor ash falls but constant Cusua sectors, Ulba and Guadalupe.

Tungurahua volcano.

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Picture thermal area Tungurahua volcano, taken at 08:00 (local time) of 17 December 2012. Source and details prepared by: S. Vallejo – IGEPN.
They keep explosions and roars in Tungurahua volcano.

Remain explosions and roars in Tungurahua volcano

December 17, 2012

Seismic activity of the volcano remains at a level considered high, characterized by the generation of signals associated with the mobilization of fluids into the volcano. During last night, early this morning and there have been several explosions that have generated strong guns, interspersed with occasional roars of strong intensity. These noises, howls and gunfire vibration caused windows in areas surrounding the volcano.

volcan tungurahua
At dawn today and associated with explosions, we observed the expulsion of incandescent blocks that hit the top of the flanks.
In the morning there is the constant presence of a column of gas and vapor and about 1 km high in the direction of movement to the north-east and east. At around 22h40 (local time) yesterday received reports of ash falling slightly in the bathrooms.

LT

Source; Geophysical Institute

 

National Polytechnic

07:20 (local time)

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Steak House Bambu | English

By at November 20, 2012 | 3:35 am | 1 Comments

Steak House Bambu.

This place left a very good impression. We had long desired to find a restaurant where the owner will show open, friendly and attentive to their guests, let me tell you that this is the right place everything here is special and personalized.

Ecuadorian Steak barbecue Bamboo House is a place to enjoy fine international cuisine, they offer excellent steaks and roasts, as well as domestic and imported drinks, their fresh salads are also very good. The place is nice and cozy, and offers good music.

Eating is a pleasure and eating well is a great way to enjoy your travels, even life itself. All this experience depends on finding the right place where to eat well, that is why, websites like us exist to guide individuals and tourists on where and what to eat. Enjoy a real culinary experience.

Getting to Bambu Steak House restaurant and grill.

The restaurant is located near the center of the city, surrounded by craft shops and other commercial places. They serve your meals very well and  in a very reasonable time so if you want take a look at this place.

Above all along the great taste of the food, prices promise not to break your budget, especially if you’re exploring Ecuador, or even better traveling in South America, you can save here. So without much trouble we assure you some of the best steaks in the Ecuadorian highlands, at fair prices and with very good direct care of their owners.

Grilled steak restaurant

Remember, if you were at Steak House Bambu, do not forget to leave us your comments and star ratings at the end of this page, it helps us all to make a better tourist destination for you and for all, here.

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Volunteer in Banos Ecuador

By at May 30, 2012 | 10:48 pm | 0 Comment

Volunteering in Ecuador

Volunteering in Ecuador is completely possible, however there is some relevant information that you should know before actually making the decision of coming to the country and spending your time and energy working for a project.

The purpose of this article is to help you deciding but also to prevent you of doing the wrong choice maybe and end up scammed or frustrated rather than happy and excited with your volunteering efforts here in South America .

Rana Banos

a tiny green frog in a finger

 Helping children in need for example in a rural community or protecting the environment are just some of the very rewarding experiences you can expect to enjoy when volunteering here in Ecuador. Sharing daily life with a Ecuadorian family and having the opportunity to experience the culture, try new food every day, and learn to dance Latino music is well worth the effort.

Our main Editor from Banos the tourists mecca of Ecuador, analyses the pros and cons of Volunteering abroad.

  • Things that you must know.

– Volunteering is free in almost the whole world and ideally it should stay that way. If you are being charged for volunteering in a project, NGO or foundation, etc. Chances are that you have been sold more what can be seen as a tour package, simply arranged to make it look as a real volunteering experience. I am not against it but it certainly could lead into disappointment, specially for more experienced and well seasoned travelers.

  • How to join a real volunteering project.

If you are a student chances are that most colleges in your country would love to provide a letter stating your desire and interest to volunteer in Ecuador, in this case, then all you have to do is basically contact a local University and ask about their local programs, chances are there are already groups of enthusiastic young people already doing some work on the field and a couple extra hands are always welcomed.

Look on the internet for real local Ecuadorian non for profit organizations or foundations and ask to see if they can welcome you for a week or two, offer to share your research or work rather than money or promise to take lots of pictures or even videos of your work and hand them a copy. Basically here the idea is contact them and offer something based on your skills something they may be needing, think of graphic design, cooking, creative writing, community research, etc. Doing and offering this will certainly decrease your chances of being asked for money upfront. Be also specific when it comes to dates.

  • Pay to volunteer, is that correct?

I’d say no, but I also understand that a lot of first time or inexperienced travelers and other formal institutions like,Schools, etc have the need of buying that sense of security from what appear as regulated providers. Most of the volunteering agencies as you can wonder are just service brokers that have set agreements with the real foundations in the field or even have spoke to the communities in order to allow basically foreigners to sit and spend time doing what they basically do any day as their typical routine. Again I am not against this practice but the more middle men involved the higher you can expect to pay when booking your volunteering experience in Ecuador.

two people smiling, a man and a woman standing in front of a waterfall in a sunny day.

  • How and where to live?
  1. Most volunteering program brokers do not offer or cover the flying or airline ticket fees, and charge only for the services they have managed to work a commission on or even have set a better price in their favor. This leaves the gate open for adventurous people maybe like you, let me explain how you could do it by yourself saving a lot of money in the process. It may look difficult but it is not.
  2. Find and buy a good travel guide, for example The Lonely Planet for Ecuador, make sure you always buy the book for the specific country you are interested in volunteering.
  3. Try to come in a group of two or more people, this as a basic security measure  but also because as a group you guys will be able to lower prices every time just by asking for a group discount or in the worst case work better deals on almost everything here.
  4. Try to learn some Spanish before coming to South America, this because most people here cant not speak any other languages apart from Spanish and local indigenous languages. I suggest you try to complete a basic level at least or better even, achieving an intermediate level of Spanish is just ideal. people is friendly and will make their best understand you every time so do not stress too much about the idiomatic barrier.
  5. This step is very important before your flight as soon as possible after booking your flight look on websites like booking.com or expedia.com or hostels.com and reserve a nice well rated place and book in advance or just take note or print a few addresses and e-mail them about your needs. Stay for a week or two, if you already managed to contact a local NGO in the country just let them know you will be staying in a Hostel for example for a week. Go and visit them.
  6. I always connect at least two organizations before going and more or less set an agreement with them on what i could do to support their work. Engage with them for one day or two and ask if you could rent a place to stay. In Ecuador or Baños for example, renting a whole two bedroom apartment, do it with the help of a local person better, should not be over 140 to 200 usd per month. Now you are independent and free to explore the whole country, free to come and go with no clock locks or a floor tapping hostess.

Important suggestions.

Find an non-profit organization that is not associated with any political or religious activity they tend to be more relaxed and you wont feel like you are being forced to do things, etc. If you already have a religion chances are you already know an organization that could help you to start volunteering quickly, if not then carry on reading and follow my advice.

  • What if I decide to go with a Volunteering Agency?

well that is obviously up to you but rest assured that most of your money, money that you could freely donate directly to any project(s) you decide to support will simply stay with the brokering agency you hired.

  • Are there any Honest agencies?

Yes, they exist and most of them have as main objective coordinate and support your help offered in the filed you prefer. yes they need money to survive but we have also clearly explained our point of view. Do not forget that several national associations, organizations and communities are always looking for help for carrying out their social activities.

  • What projects are available?

Some volunteering projects that you could collaborate with are related to:

  1. Poverty and Hunger ( Mostly in towns, in the highlands)
  2. Education and Illiteracy (The same)
  3. Gender Equality ( Main cities, Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca)
  4. Child Mortality and Health ( Hospitals and related)
  5. Nature and environment. (Amazon jungle)
  • How long should I stay?

Currently accord to the Ecuadorian laws it is entirely possible for any foundation or NGO to request a Volunteer Visa with your personal and written agreement for up to two years. That is more than enough time for any of you guys to experience the Latino culture long enough to call yourself and expert after your journey. So basically you can come here with your passport as a tourist and participate in short term projects or go for long term projects that is where the real fun begins.

Summer Programs, are designed for High school or college students mainly, looking for an international experience during vacation.  In fact most summer programs combine language classes and some cultural interaction also called volunteering. Some other activities, can involve social and environmental volunteer work. You can expect to stay from 2 to 6 weeks in Ecuador.

  • Is Ecuador safe? What about crime?

Ecuador is a small charming country, people is very friendly but poverty is still an issue, despite this conditions, i guess because of religious beliefs mainly most people remain decent and nice, specially with foreigners. of course and same as everywhere there are exceptions to the rule, but again these are just exceptions.

  • What kind of projects?

Social Projects: Helping with different social projects, involve cultural, educational and communitarian activities, ask always in advance what things and labors are you expected to accomplish as these can vary greatly from one project to other. One thing is teaching English in a poor school and the opposite working for a pro gay movement for example. Just make sure you ask beforehand on what social work involves, simply as that.

Crime rate is very low in some cities and rural towns but in the main cities despite crime is not a big concern, same safety measures as in any other big city of the world should be taken. Just in case the Police national number is 101 and 911 in the main cities of the country like, Quito or Guayaquil, expect them to arrive in around 5 to 10 minutes.

Community Projects: Working and living in a Andean or Amazon based community can be a life changing experience, a very humbling one. Also maybe not for everyone. Contributing in some way for the well being of a community is valuable but again make sure you are told in advance what work they will expect you to do and consider any physical or medical limitations beforehand.

Conservation Projects: These kind of projects are just perfect for environmental and conservation enthusiasts. You will find that working, defending and promoting environmental rights, or even planting trees can be a very rewarding experience. Conservation can also involve, animal welfare or working in aninal wildlife rescue centers, etc. A popular place but not for those with a tight budget can be the Galapagos islands, Charles Darwin Research Station

There are dozens of volunteering options divided in as many interests as you can think of but the question here is hat you love doing that will greatly benefit others?

Requesting to volunteer or joining a program will certainly help you to grow as a human being and will make your perspectives wider. Giving is receiving and is the core principle to real happiness. Professionally speaking adding this kind of certificate to your Resume will obviously enhance your personality and employers will have an instant and improved perception of who you are what you have made in the past with your free time, etc.

if you have any questions feel free to let me know I will be glad to help you forward in your next adventure here.

Warmly.

Dave Villacreses

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Ecuador the ultimate tourist frontier

By at May 23, 2012 | 6:48 pm | 0 Comment

Travel Ecuador

When it comes to a destination that is offering natural diversity and endless fun, no other place can compare to Ecuador. With a strategic location to the north of South America and within easy access to the ocean and neighboring countries, Ecuador is currently one of the top tourist destinations for persons who traveling to South America. This diverse country is covered all over by beauty from the Pacific beaches, renowned Galápagos Islands, Amazon jungle to the snow covered volcanoes.

Even though it’s the second smallest country in this region, Equator has a lot of incredible attractions and activities for everyone. This destination is offering a rich culture and history for curious travelers and lots of outdoor adventures for pleasure seekers. If you are planning to visit Ecuador in the near future, you should definitely make plans to explore Banos.

Banos Travel Ecuador

We are updating this article by adding here this video about Baños, the vide in English is a very interesting addition for every English speaker who wants to visit and tour the city and surroundings.

Banos, also called the adventure capital, is currently the most popular destination in Ecuador. In recent years, backpackers and budget travelers have been traveling to this place from many different countries worldwide. Although this city is not the only place to visit in Ecuador, it’s certainly the hottest and most appealing destination for tourist today.

This city has a lot to offer in terms of activities and attractions, so there is something for everyone. It is the ideal spot for mountain tourism, walking tour and extreme sports. Some of the activities include trekking, hiking, rafting, canyoning, paragliding, mountain bikes, bungee jumping, horseback riding and jungle tours.

Accomodation services:

Another reason why this city is appealing to backpackers and budget travelers is because there are many hostels accommodations with low rates that everyone can afford. With an opportunity to spend less on accommodation, you can enjoy restaurants, tours, nightlife activities and many other attractions. Comfortable accommodations including 1 to 5 stars hotels is available here, as you can imagine, you will spend less to stay at one of the budget hotels with the lowest star rating. However, if you want to enjoy the luxury amenities at the 5 star hotels, you can find cheap deals and heavily discounted prices, especially during the low season.

Apart from being the preferred destination for backpackers, adventure-seekers and budget travelers, the city also appeals to third age tourists. Most of these tourists are drawn to this destination because it boasts famous attractions such as the magnificent Basilica Church; annual festivals with local bands; incredible waterfalls and thermal baths; active volcano sites and more. What is also fascinating about the place is that even though it is a major tourist destination, you can still experience the small town charm. This is why it’s considered one of the best places for persons to retire.

Overall, traveling through Ecuador has more than enough attractions and activities to appeal to everyone. Before leaving this amazing destination, you should try the international and local dishes at the popular restaurants.

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The Hotels in the city

By at May 11, 2012 | 9:05 pm | 0 Comment

Hotels, booking and planning

Banos city is currently the most popular and appealing tourist destination in
Ecuador, South America. A visit to this idyllic town will give you an opportunity to
enjoy temperate weather conditions in a small town atmosphere, whilst exploring
the sights of cascading waterfalls, volcano eruptions, lush green mountains
and steaming thermal baths. Read to find out about the best time visit and the
options available for booking Banos Ecuador Hotels.

city view with hotels

When booking hotels and visiting Banos Ecuador, it’s always a good idea to
choose accommodation in close proximity to popular attractions, night clubs,
restaurants, shops and everything that you will need to have a fun filled trip.

Why you should book hotels when visiting Banos

You will discover a myriad of options to choose from when looking for hotels in
Baños. The hotels usually cater to visitors who can afford to spend a little more in
order to enjoy onsite amenities like swimming pools, saunas, games rooms and
restaurants.

However, most of the hotels are exceptionally affordable with options available to
match every budget. If you want to take advantage of high-quality and affordable
hotel accommodation, you should plan your trip outside of the Ecuadorian
holiday period. During the holidays the rates are higher, because locals and
tourists travel to Banos in numbers to enjoy the alluring climate and exciting
activities.

In addition to Baños Ecuador hotels, there are other options available for holiday
accommodations. These include hostels, inns, Bed & Breakfast, lodges and more.

Booking Banos Ecuador Hotels

It’s always a good idea to book your hotel accommodation well in advance if you
want to visit Banos during the holiday season. When booking hotels for your
Banos holiday, you can do everything online. There are many travel websites
available with comprehensive listings of hotels as well as information on the top
attractions and activities. You can make use of these services to find and make
reservations for the best hotel in Banos.

When to book hotels and visit Banos Ecuador

With spring-like weather conditions all year round, you can plan a trip to visit
this destination at anytime. Even if the weather is cloudy, you will get a pleasant
atmosphere to enjoy the outdoor activities. Baños tends to be extremely crowded
on weekends, so a visit during the week will be ideal if hoping to spend a peaceful
holiday in Ecuador.

Now, you cannot visit Banos without exploring the popular attractions. Some
of the attractions include The Basilica church featuring a museum; local art
galleries; over 60 waterfalls; San Martin Zoo; famous hot springs flowing from the
Tungurahua volcano site and much more.

There are also many exciting activities such as trekking, mountain climbing,
horseback riding, mountain biking, rafting on the Pastaza River, bungee jumping,
kayaking, canyoning and jungle tours to Amazon rain forest, just to name a few.

Banos Ecuador definitely boasts something for everyone to have a wonderful
holiday. Don’t forget to book one of the Banos Ecuador hotels in advance to enjoy
all that this destination has to offer!

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The best Hotels and Hostels in Banos Ecuador

By at March 24, 2012 | 9:16 pm | 0 Comment

Top Banos Hotels and Hostels

If you are planning to visit the city of Banos in Ecuador you will find that, same as in any other trip you have planned before, finding the right hotel or hostel where to stay during your next vacation or exploring trip around South America is a key for you to enjoy your activities and accomplish all your previously set goals and interests. When it is about visiting Banos Ecuador, the big majority of tourists coming to the city have been somehow referred by other tourists that have previously visited the city of  Banos and just loved the place. The city atmosphere is unique and something that really attract people here is the huge variety of activities that people can enjoy here.

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Banos hotels and hostels ancient tradition.

Genreally speaking Banos has a long tradition of serving visitors, in fact almost every tourist business in the city can offer at least one or two generations of experienced Hoteliers in the family, so the city lives of tourism and they value every visitor from the typical candy seller in the streets to the nice 3 or 4 stars Hotel sitting just around any corner. This mere serving others attitude in this tiny town of Ecuador is something that budget travelers from all over the world just love about Banos. In Banos hotels and hostels are mainly located around the main boulevard but a lot of other nice rural hotels for example also known as Hosterias are spread all around the city surroundings. Some very nice Hosterias are also located near the towns of Rio Verde or Rio Negro and even Pelileo and Patate. We suggest you do not boo a long stay with just one place but rather go for a few nights to one hostel or hotel and then move to another Hotel you have just found, the experience might be well rewarded in terms of getting extra services and even saving some money in the process.

Banos hotels and hostels useful reviews.

In a few words I can assure you then that very probably the best Banos hotels and hostels are not necessarily those featured in the famous travel guides or those that can afford expensive advertising campaigns on big name travel magazines and websites but the best Banos hotels and hostels are those nice well managed places that you can discover while walking around the city or talking to people who have been there before and have seen and experienced the city tourist services before. Our website offers several Hotel Categories where the rating option for every tourist is offered, here previous customers rate any place with a comment and five stars if deserved, all reviews are previously verified and approved by our community manager in a daily basis, so only real honest reviews are approved. We are sure that this feature alone can save you a lot of time and potential headaches in your search for the best Banos hotels and hostels.

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Volcano Activity Report December 06

By at December 7, 2011 | 6:41 pm | 1 Comments

National Polytechnic School Geophysical Institute

Mr. José Rubén Orellana Campus
Section 2759 Phone: 2225-655 Fax: (593) -2-2567847 – www.igepn.edu.ec. Quito – Ecuador

Tuesday, December 6, 2011

SUMMARY OF THE ACTIVITY OF THE VOLCANO
Last night the volcano remained clear and there was limited activity incandescence and Strombolian also today there were explosions rose up to 4 km above the level of the crater, contained medium to high medium and head north. Its permanently emission has a column of about 1 km, medium to low content of ash and NE direction. Ashfall was reported in the area of ​​Runtún. Rainfall were recorded but did not generate lahars. It is emphasized that the ravines and river flanks are sectors high risk around the volcano.

ANNEX TECHNICAL AND COMMENTS

Seismicity: 5 explosions were recorded, 15 long-period events (LP) and 6 episodes of tremor emission.

Observations, and ash emissions: Last night, the volcano was clear and showed but with limited incandescent Strombolian activity. On the other hand bellows were heard light. Today there were two explosions, the first at 12h35 (TL), it is heard as a mild roar, produced a column of 4 km high ash and moderate load northward, the second at 13H19 (TL), generating a column of 3 km with emissions northward, moderate to heavy load of ash, this explosion was heard in the TSB. Of generally remains a pillar of emission of about 1 km above the crater medium to low content of ash and NE direction. Reported mild ashfall area Runtún

Rain and lahars: There were rains in the area of ​​the volcano, but these did not generate lahars.

GENERAL INFORMATION

• From rain in the area of ​​the volcano can remobilize flow deposits
pyroclastic and generate lahars. For this reason we recommend extreme care when driving on roads and highways that cross the streams for which they have dropped those streams and areas in times past have been affected by this type of phenomenon.

• For more information concerning aspects not related to scientific monitoring
volcanic activity, contact the Emergency Operations Committees of the
Provinces of Tungurahua and Chimborazo (cantonal and provincial COEs).

• To consult technical terms in this report, check the glossary at the Web page menu.

• This daily report will be issued at 15:00 (TL). In case of an increase or change in behavior of the volcano additionally be issued immediately and a report
Special.

IG-EPN / SV
15h00 (T.L.)

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Ashfall was reported in villages near the Tungurahua

By at December 7, 2011 | 6:19 pm | 1 Comments

By: Agencia EFE
Date: 05/12/2011

Banos population today dawned gray streets of the ash layer.

Ecuador Tungurahua volcano continues to be active and abundant today reported ashfall in nearby towns, said the Geophysical Institute of the National Polytechnic University.

“Since this morning there has been a pillar of emission with moderate to heavy load of ash that reached 1 km above the volcano’s summit and moves north and northeast,” explained the Geophysical Institute in a statement.

The ash affected, among others, the population of Bath, one of the resorts in the country and just curious where attracted by the activity of the Tungurahua.

This town with its streets today dawned gray with ash layer covering the tracks, so the villagers decided to clean the tracks with brooms helped further municipal machinery.

Felipe Martinez, a Spanish tourist who arrived in this town, told Efe in a telephone interview that “there are ashes everywhere,” so that “most people go with a mask.”

“It’s like when you’re near a construction site there are a lot of dust” in the air, he said.

Also reported an abundant ashfall in the town of Runtún.

From this morning in the Tungurahua volcano is a “generating sporadic roars moderate to low”, while maintaining a constant seismic activity tremor (tremor constant and small) interspersed with occasional explosions.

Tungurahua, located 135 kilometers from Quito, resumed its activities on Sunday 27 November, when four earthquakes recorded volcano-tectonic origin followed by two small and three large explosions, so that the Ecuadorian government activated the orange alert, the second after the red maximum.

Tungurahua, of 5,016 meters, current eruptive process began in 1999 and has since periods of high activity interspersed with periods of relative calm. EFE

For more information about reports about the daily ativity of the Tungurahua volcano click here.

Credit to: Revista Vistazo.

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Quito Ecuador | First world heritage site

By at November 24, 2011 | 4:23 pm | 0 Comment

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Quito Ecuador promotional video:

This videos was produced by the Municipality of Quito. This video about Quito, the capital of Ecuador quickly shows and tell in English language the main facts on why Quito is considered the capital of Art and Culture in America. Very interesting to watch in order to learn ore about the ancient city, its unique vibe but also the modern metropolis called Quito.

Feel free to leave your comments and ratings about this video of Quito below.

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