Photo of the Week: Swing Into an Ecuador Adventure

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Photo of the Week: Swing Into An Ecuador Adventure

Casa del ArbolThere’s a swing for all ages in Ecuador.
Photo from Sun-Surfer website

Swinging may be reserved as child’s play back home, but not in Ecuador. From a seismic monitoring station called The Treehouse (or La Casa del Arbol in Spanish), Mt. Tungurahua, an active volcano near the small town of Baños, is best seen from a swing that extends off a cliff. Even if the swing doesn’t interest you, it’s still worth packing a lunch and hiking to this vista for a view of the beautiful lush landscape.

The sub-tropical climate of Baños offers relief from the Andean chill. Adventurous travelers come here to check out the area’s active volcanoes, trek to a number of breathtaking waterfalls, and partake in outdoor activities, including climbing, cycling and rafting.

Other destination highlights in Ecuador include the capital city of Quito and the Galapagos Islands. To swing into your own Ecuador adventure, call us and talk with an expert travel advisor at Latin America For Less.

Here are some more shots of Ecuador’s “swing for all ages”…

Baños, EcuadorPhoto from Sun-Surfer website

Casa del Arbol, EcuadorPhoto from Hostal Erupcion website

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Britt is addicted to the spontaneous nature of travel and personal growth it inspires. She bought a one-way ticket to South America in 2012, starting her journey in Argentina and slowly traveled north through Chile, Bolivia, and Peru. Unable to shake her addiction of Latin America, she now happily calls Peru home.

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