Chimborazo mountain

Chimborazo mountain

JULY 19, 2018

Mountains and Volcanos of Ecuador Chimborazo became world famous when Humboldt mentioned that mountain in his memoirs as the highest mountain on Earth. This erroneous information led many expeditions to attempt his conquest during the seventeenth and eighteenth century, until finally Whimper and the brothers Carrels succeeded…

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Chimborazo MN

Chimborazo MN

JULY 09, 2018

Cuisine: Breakfast, South American Restaurant Features: Beer & Wine, On-Site Parking, Location: Northeast Minneapolis, MN Address: 2851 Central Avenue NE Minneapolis, MN 55418 612-788-1328 Hours: Mon-Thur: 11a–3p / 5p–10p Fri: 11a–11p Sat: 8a–11p Sun: 8a–9a Links: * * Atmosphere: Chimborazo is located in Northeast Minneapolis…

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Chimborazo Climbing

Chimborazo Climbing

JUNE 29, 2018

Where the last blog left off I was commenting on my intent to summit the tallest peak in Ecuador, Volcano Chimborazo, at a height of 6300 meters. The climb happenedalthough not necessarily with the result I had imagined. Looking back, it seems like I was due for a reckoning during this trip. I had cruised smoothly through Panama…

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Galapagos Ecuador Map

Galapagos Ecuador Map

JUNE 19, 2018

Original name: Galápagos geographical location: Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador, South America geographical coordinates: 0° 21 0 North, 78° 44 0 West detailed map of Galapagos and near places Welcome to the Galapagos google satellite map! This place is situated in Cotacachi, Imbabura, Ecuador, its geographical coordinates are…

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Best time to visit the Galapagos Islands

Best time to visit the Galapagos Islands

JUNE 09, 2018

The Galapagos Islands are home to giant sea turtles. (Photo: galapagos tortoise image by Diane Stamatelatos from Fotolia.com ) Related Articles The Galapagos Islands consist of 13 main islets, though only four are populated. Situated more than 500 miles off shore from mainland Ecuador, this volcanic archipelago houses a rare…

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