Author: soleqadmin

Find here SOLEQ.travel group efforts or news blogs written by the whole team.

Carolina Park – a park of five worlds

Carolina Park Quito

The beautiful metropolitan capital city of Ecuador holds a little place in order to escape the busy office and finance life of the Quiteños: the Carolina Park. Today I would like to explain what makes this place and its surroundings one of the most important squares in the city. Located on the main commercial and […]

My first experience at the Ecuadorian coast

Beautiful Ecuadorian Beach

Getting there As I was born at the coast, I am completely addicted to the ocean. Therefore, when I arrived to Ecuador it was clear for me to visit the Ecuadorian coast as soon as possible. Actually, we wanted to go to Olón but in the end we decided to travel to Puerto Lopez as […]

Following the Steps of the Incas in the Ecuadorian Andes

Indigenous people on Horses

Last weekend the SOLEQ.Travel team went on an excursion to the Ecuadorian province Cañar to check out the Inca Trail. Preparation Before our hiking trip there were a couple of things that had to be prepared. First of all we had a meeting with our guide who told us about the trek and what to […]

Island Hopping in the Galapagos – Useful Tips and Tricks

Turtoise on Isabela

Island Hopping in the Galapagos – Useful Tips and Tricks Swimming with turtles, sea lions and sharks, sun bathing on a beautiful secluded beach, eating fresh lobster and watching amazing sunsets  – all in one day? That’s life on the Galapagos Islands. My last articles were about the experience I had on the three islands […]

Island Hopping in the Galapagos – Isla San Cristóbal

Baquerizo Beach on San Cristobal

Island Hopping in the Galapagos – Isla San Cristóbal Swimming with turtles, sea lions and sharks, sun bathing on a beautiful secluded beach, eating fresh lobster and watching amazing sunsets  – all in one day? That’s life on the Galapagos Islands.The current blog posts will all be dedicated to my experiences on the secluded archipelago […]

Island Hopping in the Galapagos – Isla Isabela

The Beaches on Isabela, Galapagos are beautiful

Island Hopping in the Galapagos – Isla Isabela Swimming with turtles, sea lions and sharks, sun bathing on a beautiful secluded beach, eating fresh lobster and watching amazing sunsets  – all in one day? That’s life on the Galapagos Islands.The current blog posts will all be dedicated to my experiences on the secluded archipelago in […]

Island Hopping in the Galapagos – Isla Santa Cruz

Turtoise in Galapagos

Island Hopping in the Galapagos – Isla Santa Cruz Swimming with turtles, sea lions and sharks, sun bathing on a beautiful secluded beach, eating fresh lobster and watching a amazing sunsets  – all in one day? That’s life on the Galapagos Islands. The following blog posts will all be dedicated to my experiences on the […]

Fiesta de la Luz – Quito’s Old Town shows its most colorful side

Fiesta de la Luz

Last week starting on August 9th to August 13th Quito lightened up for the second edition of the Fiesta De La Luz (festival of light). Of course the SOLEQ.Travel team didn’t want to miss the opportunity to attend this amazing event. Therefore last Wednesday we went to Quito’s old town to see what it was […]

The Road to Chimborazo – Last Stop

Chimborazo volcano

A couple of weeks ago, a friend and I decided that we wanted to attempt climbing Ecuador’s highest mountain, Chimborazo. With an altitude of 6300 meters above sea level this mountain is an actual giant. Therefore, it was clear from the beginning that prior preparation is needed. For that reason we planned to climb at […]

10 Hidden Ecuador Tourist Attractions

Many people who visit our country get to see the typical Ecuador tourist attractions: Quito, the Cotopaxi Volcano, the market in Otavalo, and of course the Galapagos Islands. Of course they are all amazing, but we want to share with you some places that are not very well-known. Check out our team’s top ten list of […]

Earthquake in Ecuador

earthquake

After the 7.8 earthquake in Ecuador we want to inform you that our travelers and staff are safe. Our clients’ safety is always our primary concern and we are glad that none were affected. The earthquake was the strongest one in about 40 years. It is a tragedy for our country, but it has not […]

Holidays: Christmas and New Year’s in Quito

Christmas Tree

Christmas in Quito After a hopefully successful year for all of you, it is time to find a relaxing end of 2015. Here in Quito we have our own traditions concerning holidays. The “Quiteños” – citizens of Quito – already at the beginning of December take time for their families, ceremonies and traditions. At this […]