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Thinking about a trip to Ecuador?Here's your chance to discover all that this small but diverse country has to offer, from the comfort of your own living room. As you tour our pages, you'll find everything from well-known tourist destinations, like the Iglesia de la Compañia de Jesus in Quito, to little-known gems, like the Pyramids of Cochasquí in the Ecuadorian Sierra.
Not Your Average American has explored city streets and back roads, high mountains and sandy coast, jungle rivers and the wild islands of the Galapagos. We share our experience - good and bad - in hopes that you might want to venture south and plan your next vacation in Ecuador.
Our articles are honest because we want to develop a relationship of trust between you, the reader, and ourselves, the writers. We work hard to build excellent relationships with small business owners in Ecuador. That means being upfront about the expectations of the American traveler. And it means telling American travelers the truths about tourism in Ecuador.
We will not tell you that you can have a luxury vacation on a cheap budget. We will tell you how to get the most value out of your Ecuadorian experience. And the first step in that direction is to learn about this wonderful country you are considering visiting in the flesh.