International Lifestyle Magazine Issue 52 - Page 35

Ecuador Facts GALAPAGOS ISLANDS http://Galapagos.EcuadorMVI. com Each person who has visited the Galapagos Islands has described it as an experience of a lifetime. This is where time has stood still and man has had no effect on the land or the animals. You will see species of birds and other wildlife that can be found nowhere else on earth. Walk in the footsteps of Darwin, view animals that have no fear of people and are just as interested in investigating you. Be prepared to take more photographs than any vacation before as you tour the many islands, where the black sand beaches, emerald waters and amazing volcanic formations create the most unforgettable sceneries. CUSTOMIZED TOURS With so much to do in Ecuador, the possibilities are endless. Choose your pace and activities, and MVI can organize an ideal vacation. Additional excursions are available such as horseback riding, bird watching, city exploration, and more. Or take a day to unwind and enjoy all that MVI has to offer on- site including a billiards and table tennis in the game room, movies in the lounge or dipping in the pool or heated outdoor Jacuzzi. Mountain Views Inn can accommodate up to 20 guests at their private retreat. The rooms are cozy and comfortable. Choose from twin room accommodations to a honeymoon suite with whirlpool and fireplace. The 14 rooms have private and shared bathrooms. An American style breakfast is served every morning complemented by an array of exotic fruit juices. At the colonial style dining room, the chef serves up fresh and delicious gourmet Ecuadorian meals made with local produce, perfect after returning from a day of adventurous tours. So for 2014 think outside the box! Book a flight to Ecuador for a truly unique adventure! CONTACT DETAILS Mountain Views Inn Robert Fernandez Bucheli 516-851-7141 Join Us on Facebook 2012 Population is about 15 million plus Ecuador is just a bit smaller than Nevada Land size is 106,500 square miles Language spoken is Spanish Religion: 95% Catholic Main cities by size: Guayaquil, Quito, Cuenca Capital City is Quito Independence Day is August 10th Currency used in Ecuador is the US Dollar The main ethnic group are Mestizo’s (Amerindian and white) Ecuador is