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Tips from Danilo Carrera to better explore Ecuador

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Two places in Ecuador

“There’s no other place like the Galápagos in the world. And Baños, a mountain village to connect with nature.”

 

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Local flavor

 “Pique & Pase in Guayaquil, which serves Ecuadorian criollo food with authentic flavor.”

 

A dish that transports you to Ecuador

“Every time I have patacón or tostón (deep-fried mashed green plantains) with fresh cheese, like in my hometown.”

 

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Tips of places where you used to live

“In Guayaquil, I’d recommend the neighborhood Las Peñas and El Malecón; in Mexico City, the Teotihuacán pyramids and their energy; and, in Miami, the beaches and the nightlife.”

 

The perfect plan

“To start the day at any beach on the coast of Ecuador, having shrimp ceviche, accompanied by my family. I don’t need anything else.”

 

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Danilo Carrera

Born in Guayaquil, Carrera stars in shows produced by the channel Univisión