An exquisitely tasting mollusk with a black shell and white pulp. Many say that it is an aphrodisiac. It is collected during full moon nights.
The La Ronda neighborhood, where it is said Quito was born, is concentrated along Morales Street. Besides strolling in the area, one can drink this typical beverage.
In order to appreciate this city in all its splendor it’s necessary to climb El Turi. You can reach the top of the hill by walking, or by means of a tourist bus or car.
The National Park of Cajas is a huge water mirror, where the feets sink along the paths. There are 807 water bodies distributed in his almost 30 thousand hectares.
Just 79 km from Quito is this bird watching paradise where there are up to 120 species of hummingbirds, along with other species.