by Tanner Bentley and Orlando Ortiz
Ecuador has had tribes for 1000's of years until the Incas arrived and forced them out.After that Spanish explorers came and found Ecuador in 1534 by Francisco Pizzarro.In 1822 Ecuador gained independence from Spain when Simon Bolivar and his army defeated the Spanish.At first they were apart of Gran Columbia but then they seperated and became Ecuador.
Total Size: 283,560 square km
Continent: South America
Terrain: Coastal Plains, Central Highlands, Eastern Jungle
Climate: Tropical along coast, becomes cooler inland, and becomes tropical in the Amazon Jungle
Cloud Forest Hotel
Cost: 15 in US per person for a room Water and Bathroom: Yes Showers: Hot Electricity: Yes Internet: No Kitchen: No Restaurant: Yes Parking: Yes
Price per night includes breakfast and dinner
Founded by Richard and Gloria Colombo in 1991.Started off as a private reserve and then turned into an lodge.Includes a reserve that you can freely walk around on.Some of the organisms are hummingbirds, toucans, antpittas, and tanagers.
Transportation will not be provided
House of Treaties
A military museum known for the history of wars that involved ecuador.Upon entering you will find a 1929 monument to Great Mariscal Antonia Jose' de Sucre.