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Facts about Ecuador

  • Currency:
  • Sucre
  • Language:
  • Spanish, Quechua, other Amerindian languages
  • Electricity:
  • 120 V
  • Calling Code:
  • +593
  • Capital City:
  • Quito
  • Famous For:
  • N/A

Stuff to See and Do


What to Eat


Best Dessert in Montanita
by Mtoplo about 10 years ago

Morpho Cafe, across from the bus station, makes a delicious coffee pie. It's a delicious crumble crust covered with frozen coffee filing. Other flavors are limon, passion fruit and caramel. The Colombian and Kiwi owners are really sweet people and you'll want to return for dinner--I recommend the shrimp lassagne.

General Advice

Phone And Internet

Ecuador Wifi & Phone Report
by Jessica of about 8 years ago
Ecuador Wifi & Phone Report

General availability: High Quality of bandwidth: Medium Frequency of internet in campgrounds: Medium Frequency of internet in hotels: Medium- High Every hostel we stayed in had internet and only one hotel in a small town did not. Internet cafes are so prevalent youíll get sick of them, but be careful because not all cafes have wifi. One even refused to let us unhook the ethernet cables to use our own laptops. In big towns youíll be able to plug in a wifi extender and find an open network. But itís not likely youíll need to do that, every hostel around offers free wifi. The cost for a SIM card with Movistar was $4.50. Claro cards were advertised for $.50 less. The cost to call the US with Movistar is a whopping $.56 per minute, and about the same with Claro.