Video about Ecuador, a fantastic place on Earth. Right on the Equator line, latitud 0deg 0' 0". Visit Quito, Guayaquil, Cuenca, Galapagos Islands. Get to know the warmth of its people in a great journey you'll never forget. Quito, first cultural patrimony of humankind by UNESCO. Cuenca is also cultural patrimony of humankind. Galapagos is natural patrimony of humankind. Quitenos call themselves "chullas" which means "resident spirit" or "inhabitant of this land" in the ancient quitu (tsafiqui) language. The Valdivia culture is the oldest civilization in America. We are proud descendents of that culture. Only in Ecuador one says "me voy a volver" because one always comes back. The most accessible part of the Amazon rain forest is in Ecuador! Panama hats are originally from Ecuador. They are handcrafted in Ecuador. They were brought to Panama in one of the journeys of Eloy Alfaro to that country where they fell in love with them. Native Ecuadorians speak Kichwa or Runa Shimi, which means the language of the human beings. Quito is considered "luz de America" because it was its people who first spoke up and died for independece in 1809. August 10, 1809, Ecuadorian Independence Day. The day it all began for this Republic.