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Lewis enjoys the Ecuadorian food

The first thing that Lewis had noticed when he drove over the border and into Ecuador was the more tropical climate and with that he seemed to pass lots and lots of banana trees. Or were they? Lewis soon discovered … Continue reading

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Lewis the Lion straddles the Equator

One of the main reasons that Lewis the Lion wanted to visit Ecuador’s capital city, Quito, was because he knew that not far away was the line of the Equator. He loved the thought of being able to have one … Continue reading

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Lewis the Lion braves the Ecuadorian capital, Quito

Yippee! Lewis the Lion had achieved what he had hoped to by coming to Guayaquil: he’d managed to sort out his trip to the Galapagos Islands and he was very excited! However, his trip didn’t leave for a few days … Continue reading

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Ecuador (including the Galapagos Islands)

Country name: Ecuador Population: 14.6 million (UN, 2011) Capital: Quito Area: 272,045 sq km (105,037 sq miles) Major language: Spanish, indigenous languages Major Religion: Christianity Currency: 1 US dollar = 100 cents Main exports:¬†¬†Petroleum, bananas, shrimp, coffee, cocoa, cut flowers, … Continue reading

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The surprise of the Ecuadorian currency

As Lewis the Lion tried to find out about the Ecuadorian currency, he was a little bit baffled. He couldn’t seem to find it anywhere on his currency converter on his mobile phone application? In the end he checked in … Continue reading

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Lewis has a long, long bus journey to Ecuador

So after recovering in Cusco for a few days after his epic adventure to Machu Picchu, Lewis the Lion felt ready to move on to see if he could tick off another one of his travel dreams from his list. … Continue reading

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Spanish in Latin America

Like Portuguese, Lewis learnt that Spanish is a Romance language. It is also called Castilliano after the region it derived from, Castile, in Spain. Today, Spanish is the second most widely spoken language in the world by native speakers, with … Continue reading

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