Ecuador Travel Guide

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Activities
Pobre Diablo
Tony meets up with Santiago Rosero and the members of his band, Rocola Bacalao. The 2 try the most popular drink in Quito -- Canelazo, a hot drink made from cinnamon tea and cane alcohol.
  • , Quito, Ecuador
  • Quito, Pichincha Ecuador

Pobre Diablo

Tony meets up with Santiago Rosero and the members of his band, Rocola Bacalao. The 2 try the most popular drink in Quito -- Canelazo, a hot drink made from cinnamon tea and cane alcohol.
, Quito, Ecuador Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Phone: 593 02 2235194
Escuela Taller Quito (Restoration Project)
The historic district of the city is being restored to its original splendor with the help of students from the Escuela Taller. Students learn metal work including gold-leaf techniques.
  • Calle Montúfar N2-50 y Pereira
  • Quito, Pin Ecuador

Escuela Taller Quito (Restoration Project)

The historic district of the city is being restored to its original splendor with the help of students from the Escuela Taller. Students learn metal work including gold-leaf techniques.
Calle Montúfar N2-50 y Pereira Quito, Pin, Ecuador
Mercado Caraguay
Local chef Andres Soroza brings Tony to the Caraguay Market in Guayaquil for some hearty breakfast.
  • Avenida Domingo Comin
  • Guayaquil, Guayas Ecuador

Mercado Caraguay

Local chef Andres Soroza brings Tony to the Caraguay Market in Guayaquil for some hearty breakfast.
Avenida Domingo Comin Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador

Hotels
JW Marriott Hotel Quito
  • Av. Orellana 1172 y Av. Amazonas
  • Quito, Pichincha 170150 Ecuador

JW Marriott Hotel Quito

Av. Orellana 1172 y Av. Amazonas Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Phone: 593 2 297 2000
Hosteria Mandála -- Puerto López
  • Malecon
  • Puerto López, Manabi Ecuador

Hosteria Mandála -- Puerto López

Malecon Puerto López, Manabi, Ecuador
Phone: 593 5 230 0181
Oro Verde Guayaquil
  • 9 de Octubre 414 y García Moreno
  • Guayaquil, Guayas Ecuador

Oro Verde Guayaquil

9 de Octubre 414 y García Moreno Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
Phone: 593 4 2327999

Restaurants & Bars
La Esquina
Tony and his local sidekick Santiago Rosero visit La Esquina for breakfast -- calf fetus soup and bull penis stew, a perfect way to start the morning in Quito.
  • Guayaquil 343 La Ronda, Centro Historico
  • Quito, Pichincha 10387 Ecuador

La Esquina

Tony and his local sidekick Santiago Rosero visit La Esquina for breakfast -- calf fetus soup and bull penis stew, a perfect way to start the morning in Quito.
Guayaquil 343 La Ronda, Centro Historico Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
Phone: 284 5344
San Agustin -- Paila Ice Cream
San Agustin ice cream parlor has been in business for nearly 150 years. Many of their flavors are made from locally grown fruits. Tony and local sidekick Santiago try the taxo -- a long skinny orange fruit grown in Ecuador.
  • Centro Historico Guayaquil N5-59 entre Mejia y Chile
  • Quito, Pichincha 170136 Ecuador

San Agustin -- Paila Ice Cream

San Agustin ice cream parlor has been in business for nearly 150 years. Many of their flavors are made from locally grown fruits. Tony and local sidekick Santiago try the taxo -- a long skinny orange fruit grown in Ecuador.
Centro Historico Guayaquil N5-59 entre Mejia y Chile Quito, Pichincha, Ecuador
El Pelicano Restaurant
At El Pelicano Tony meets with Ivo and Fernando Gutierrez for something very rare called a Percebes, a type of shellfish that grows only on the rocks where there is heavy surf.
  • Behind the Iglesia Salango Church
  • Isla Salango, Manabi Ecuador

El Pelicano Restaurant

At El Pelicano Tony meets with Ivo and Fernando Gutierrez for something very rare called a Percebes, a type of shellfish that grows only on the rocks where there is heavy surf.
Behind the Iglesia Salango Church Isla Salango, Manabi, Ecuador
Phone: 59 30 991 851 812
La Calderada
Tony stops for a quick bite of la calderada and colonche. La calderada consists of seafood chowder with crabs, prawns, crayfish and mussels. Colonche is a seafood peanut curry with crayfish and plantain.
  • Montañita, Santa Elena Ecuador

La Calderada

Tony stops for a quick bite of la calderada and colonche. La calderada consists of seafood chowder with crabs, prawns, crayfish and mussels. Colonche is a seafood peanut curry with crayfish and plantain.
Montañita, Santa Elena, Ecuador
Restaurante La Guatita
Local foodie Diego Perez takes Tony for a traditional soup breakfast. First stop is La Guatita, a hole in the wall serving tripe soup. It was a favorite of Ecuador's loved and hated president Abdala Bucaram.
  • Pedro Moncayo
  • Guayaquil, Guayas Ecuador

Restaurante La Guatita

Local foodie Diego Perez takes Tony for a traditional soup breakfast. First stop is La Guatita, a hole in the wall serving tripe soup. It was a favorite of Ecuador's loved and hated president Abdala Bucaram.
Pedro Moncayo Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador
El Pez Volador
Diego Perez takes Tony to his second-favorite breakfast spot where they have Ensebollado, a very typical Ecuadorian fish stew. The stew contains such ingredients as albacore tuna, fresh prawns, yucca, tomato and onion.
  • Aguirre y Jose Mascote
  • Guayaquil, Guayas Ecuador

El Pez Volador

Diego Perez takes Tony to his second-favorite breakfast spot where they have Ensebollado, a very typical Ecuadorian fish stew. The stew contains such ingredients as albacore tuna, fresh prawns, yucca, tomato and onion.
Aguirre y Jose Mascote Guayaquil, Guayas, Ecuador

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