Going to Ecuador? 11 things travelers should know first


( CNN) When people suppose Ecuador they suppose the Galapagos and while those enchanted islands are incredible there’s much more to this Andean country.

1. ‘Middle’ monument is in the wrong place

Ecuador is named after the equator that runs through the two countries. One of the must-do tourist attractions is to stand astride the line that marks the centre of the world — merely make sure you pick the right spot.