9 Highlights in Ecuador and Galápagos

9 Highlights in Ecuador and Galápagos

South America
Are you fascinated by cities, jungles, mountains and the sea? Do you want to experience a lot on vacation, but also relax in between? Would you like to observe animals up close and learn something about them? Then you are in the right place in Ecuador. On a trip through the South American country with a detour to the Galápagos Islands, you get all of this. On my first visit to Ecuador I had to take a deep breath. It's hard to believe, but you have to get used to the mountain air after landing in Quito - even if you are young. After all, the city is at an altitude of 2,850 meters. If you have the altitude adjustment behind you, nothing stands in the way of a great…
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Ecuador 2007

Ecuador 2007

South America
According to ezinereligion, in 2007, the population of Ecuador was estimated to be over 13 million people, composed mainly of Mestizo and Amerindian ethnic groups. The official language was Spanish but several other languages were also spoken. The economy was largely based on exports of petroleum, bananas and shrimp. In terms of foreign relations, Ecuador had close ties with its neighbors Colombia and Peru and maintained diplomatic relations with several other countries such as the United States, Spain and France. Politically, Ecuador was a presidential republic led by President Alfredo Palacio since 2005 until his term ended in 2007. Following his term Rafael Correa became President in 2007 and is still in power today. Yearbook 2007 Ecuador. The year was completely marked by the preparations for the drafting of a…
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