9 countries. 1.2 billion acres. 20% of the world’s oxygen. Over 10 million species of animals, plants and insects. The figures are outstanding and quite frankly overwhelming. There is no doubt that the Amazon rainforest is a place like no other and Ecuador’s Amazonia offers it’s very own taste of this captivating abundance of flora and fauna.Flora and Fauna in the Amazon Jungle
The Galapagos Islands make up one of Ecuador’s 24 provinces. The islands became a province on the 18th of February, 1873. Puerto Baquerizo Moreno on San Cristobal Island is the capital of the province, although the largest town is Puerto Ayora on Santa Cruz Island.
Ecuador Voted #1 Green Destination 2013
The International World Travel Awards Association on December 3 voted Ecuador the World´s Leading Green Destination. This award is important not only because it gives credit to the entire country of Ecuador for its impeccable natural beauty …