Guayusa is a sacred leaf that was grown in the jungle by the indigenous Kichwa. It is used in ceremonial rituals. This is a clean, healthy alternative to your daily coffee.
A small community in Ecuador's Amazon called Archidona is home to a group of indigenous Kichwa midwives who fight for their traditional medicinal practices and remain faithful to them despite discrimination, misogyny, and a lack of financial support.
Perpetual clouds cover the canopy of a tropical forest that seems pristine on the Quijo Valley in northern Ecuador. The beauty of the cloud forest conceals a tragic, violent past. New sediment analysis of the Valley's Lake Huila has revealed centuries of indigenous agriculture, which was destroyed by fire and warfare in 1588.
14 Days – 13 NightsRegions: Andes & Amazon The Andes Region is undoubtedly one of the most diverse cultures and traditions in Ecuador. On the other hand, the Amazon Region is one of the most biodiverse areas worldwide. Undoubtedly, combining both regions is a great way to experience and live Ecuador.