Miles-deep canyons with clear fresh water rushing over car-sized boulders, and green-velvet mountainsides where women in native garb tend small herds of cows and goats. Welcome to Ecuador’s mountains. From the northern city of Ibarra and the artisan villages of Otavalo and Cotacachi through the popular weekender town of Baños to the glorious southern colonial city of Cuenca, if mountain living is your preference you’ll love it here. In this report, we’ll take a look at some of our favorite towns in Ecuador’s highlands. Read more.