Posts Tagged "Ecuador"


Updated on: 03/4/19Ecuador Purelife is a company based in Quito, that specializes in providing fun yet educational programs customized to suit the needs of all clients. A huge chunk of our tour involves trekking various landscapes that Ecuador had to offer. Each destination had its own share of challenges, and wonder. We were grateful for the opportunity to experience all of it. Cotopaxi National Park After a brief introduction to our...

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Updated on: 03/4/19When people think of Ecuador, they automatically think: Swing at the End of the World! Which is great because it is named one of the must-do activities before you die and is in most people’s travel bucket list. But, did you know Ecuador is also full of adventure activities that is sure to give you that heart pumping adrenaline rush? Well it is! Here are the 10 big adventures you simply can’t miss while traveling to...

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Updated on: 03/4/19This April, Karen and I joined a 7 day multisport tour led by Ecuador Purelife, a company based in Quito that specializes in adventure travel. On day 5 of our 7 day multisport adventure tour, we were scheduled to paddle the wild waves of Jatunyacu River– a river that intersects with the mighty Amazon. As a non-swimmer, and someone who is terrified of water, Karen has been dreading this day and was determined...

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Updated on: 12/22/18I always sort of panic when people start giving me instructions for tandem extreme activities. When I first went skydiving a few years ago, I remember wondering wildly if I missed a step would we crash to the ground, life flashing by my eyes? As the paragliding instructor in Banos, Ecuador, drilled into me a bunch of instructions, I had similar thoughts. Wasn't I paying a professional here to do it for me, thus...

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Updated on: 12/22/18For those who know me, you should know that I love chocolate. My addiction has little to no limits and when I visit a country known for its chocolate, I'll go all out. In knowing this, it should be no surprise that our recent trip to Ecuador ended up with us trying over 20 chocolate bars during our exploration of the country. After trying some of the country's best, we also purchased another 50 to send home for...

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