This colonial mansion looks imposing, but it is a welcoming boutique property that melds contemporary design with period antiques and fine furnishings. Take in the atmosphere of the wood-panelled library as you look out over Plaza San Francisco.
The first ever city to be declared a UNESCO World Heritage Site, the Inca ruins may be scarce but the city is awash with ancient culture and traditions. See the baroque churches of the Old Town or head for the hills of Panecillo on the cable cars. The markets are great for finding Inca handicrafts.
Ways you can help in Quito
This Children’s Home is located in the south of Quito and it takes care and feeds children of single and teenager mothers as well as to children of poor local families. There are 74 children, aged from 3 months to 7 years, who receive breakfast, morning and afternoon snacks, and lunch each day. Ways you can help Help build a classroom for the […]
This Home gives a shelter to pregnant teenagers in at-risk situations who have been victims of sexual abuse, providing them with a home and with a space in order to develop themselves. The Home has 15 teenagers, some of them are pregnant, and the others have given birth already and they live at the shelter […]