CRACYP's Useful Links
Rumiñahui Spanish School -
Learn Spanish at Rumiñahui (named after a
famous Ecuadorian historical figure). They've taught many of
our volunteers in Ecquador, in Quito or
in their highland village home
Experience genuine village life in the Ecuadorean sierra.
Spanish classes are good value for money and the
friendly teachers will soon have you communicating.
lessons give fast results and improve your Spanish fluency for travel
or volunteering in Ecuador and the Galapagos
Islands. Rumiñahui's teachers help
with Spanish language skills and specific
vocabulary to volunteer in
They might even teach you to dance the salsa....
in Guayllabamba not only offers you the chance to see native wildlife
you are unlikely to spot in the wild, it also does great work in
conservation and education, so it's well worth a visit. Also
check out their zoo volunteer opportunities and
the chance for biology students / graduates to intern on the condor conservation project.
Ecuador - stay with a local family on their farm or smallholding in
rural Ecuador for a unique holiday experience, ideal for families or
solo travellers alike. Explore the farm, walk in the
get off the beaten track, go birdwatching or just lounge in a hammock.
A warm welcome awaits you.
Blanca - Our original little community eco tourism project in
of the beautiful Andes mountains in Equador, or Ecuador as the locals
spell it. Visit the rainforest and
cloudforest and walk among waterfalls, hummingbirds and tropical
flowers. Go trekking, birdwatching, climbing or horseriding
and have the
adventure experience of a lifetime! Excellent value for those
on a budget, this is an economic way to see the real Ecuador and
experience village life with a night in the eco-lodge. Your
the sustainable eco-tourism project will help to save the primary
Ecuador Travel Site .org
- tourist information, travel tips, Ecuador accommodation discounts,
featured destinations, photos of Ecuador and much more at
Guide - Adventure & Active Travel
Adventure travel and active vacations. Find dude ranches, whitewater
rafting, houseboat rentals, bicycle tours, mountain biking, fly fishing
guides, fishing lodges, vacation rentals, resorts, in over 50 adventure
& active travel categories.
Outdoor Directory - rafting, trekking, climbing, walking
holidays, adventure activities, etc.
Travel Tips The Global Directory of Adventure Travel
- a visitors' guide by an Anglo-Ecuadorean family
about Ecuador and
Galapagos Islands - Listings in Ecuador, tours, hotels,
spanish schools, family vacations, special interest travel and more.
Green Lifestyle - ethical
shopping and eco-living links
Sustainable shopping online. Green shopping is an a natural
choice for a sustainable lifestyle. Eco-friendly
gift ideas and
green lifestyle products from small UK companies
selling organic, natural, recycled, ethical and fair-trade
ranges. Shop here for organic food and wine; natural
health and beauty products and organic skin care; fairtrade
gifts and jewellery; organic cotton
clothing; handbags and cushion covers made from recycled
materials; and much more.
Platform - Environment search engine with news and resources
about nature and the issues affecting the planet.
- Green & Environmental Jobs, including
- Australia's leading resource for environmental employment,
education and events, which thanks to the wonders of the internet can
be consulted from anywhere in the world and also has overseas
Spanish Lessons, Budget Quito Accommodation, Adventure EcoTourism in
Rural Ecuador, Sustainable Green Shopping Natural Gift Shop - Useful
Links for Green
Progress and Sustainable Development,