Volcan Chimborazo, Guaranda

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Chimborazo is a province in the central Ecuadorian Andes. It is a home to a section of Sangay National Park. The capital is Riobamba. The province contains Chimborazo (6,267 m), Ecuador's highest mountain.CantonsThe province is divided into 10 cantons. The following table lists each with its population at the time of the 2001 census, its area in square kilometres (km²), and the name of the canton seat or capital.Town's in the province include Cacha.DemographicsEthnic groups as of the Ecuadorian census of 2010: Mestizo 58.4%Indigenous 38.0%White 2.2%Afro-Ecuadorian 1.1%Montubio 0.3%Other 0.1%
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  • June 5, 2017
    You can go by road to Guaranda, they will find a detour that says "Arenal" and in 20 minutes will be in the shelter (in car) 1st dress warmly, bring chocolate or candy and begins a walk corta(realmente es corta) uphill towards the refuge dos(ahí venden chocolate caliente y demás bebidas), a natural wonder, total energy and fullness of peace and adrenaline together! After 2nd shelter 10 minutes is the lagoon and will 5100s.n.m, the charm is special, snow there giving their best show and a charming landscape! Worth a go, with strength and great faith, will reach the goal, could say that it is easier to climb here that Cotopaxi, so q animesen
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  • May 23, 2017
    Niagara Falls, the Mississippi, the Ocean, are examples that come to mind when talking about mesmerizing/awe-inspiring encounters had in our times on this spinning blue ball. Being that the Volcan (Sp...  more »
  • May 22, 2017
    which leaves mouth opened to anyone, very cold and windy go well prepared, recommended ride in chariot from the entrance of the reserve to the first refuge because it is thoroughly tired to go walking with cold and so much height, in the first refuge a type there is bar where they sell cfe hot chocolate you ptras species of drinks to remove cold and tb selling souvenirs , does not charge entry or anything more than what you go to eat at the bar better go on holidays for q np have truck to help trucks us up or down hitchhiking because if you don't have a value of 20 dollars a car to take you there, service offered by people who enjoy is there near the garita and full pictures is very nice in my case I got on finger and so it went down play with snow took a chocolate we did very friendly foreign friends and the pass rebien took me a whole day all enjoy the ride!
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