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    Cuenca; the capital of Azuay Province. Most Ecuadorians consider Cuenca to be their country's most beautiful city and it's hard to find anyone who would argue. Cuenca means river basin or bowl in Spanish, and the city is situaded at 8,3335 ft on the banks of the Tomebamba River.

    The city has retained its colonial architecture and feel, with new construction in a neocolonial style that is compatible with existing structures. No boxy skyscrapers to obliterate the surrounding mountains! Instaid, the blue domes of the new cathedral dominate the skyline. Because of its cobblestone streets, interior patios and public plazas overflowing with flowers and greenery, and whitewashed buildings with huge, old wooden doors and ironwork balconies, Cuenca is a walker's delight. In fact, you really need to wander at slow and gentle pace to appreciate and absorb the details of the city.
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    • Ingapirca

      Ingapirca is Ecuador's biggest Inca site. It is a word from Quechua, which means "The walls from the Inca". It is located just one hour North from Cuenca. Many foundations of walls are visible, rebuilt some houses. And the main attraction is the Temple of the sun, Inti in Quechua. Ingapirca is located high in the Andes mountains, over 3.000 meter. It was part of the official Inca trail that went from Patagonia to Colombia back in the days.

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    Graphic showing average weather in Cuenca in Celcius and Centimeters (Change to Farenheit and Inches)

    Month Temp °C Rainfall Cm Temp °F Rainfall Inches
    Jan 2.1 98.3 35.8 38.7
    Feb 2.4 112.4 36.3 44.3
    Mar 2.4 133.8 36.3 52.7
    Apr 2.3 122.8 36.1 48.3
    May 2 74.9 35.6 29.5
    Jun 1.2 37.3 34.2 14.7
    Jul 0.7 27.1 33.3 10.7
    Aug 0.9 21.6 33.6 8.5
    Sep 1.4 31.6 34.5 12.4
    Oct 1.6 54.9 34.9 21.6
    Nov 1.6 41.3 34.9 16.3
    Dec 2.1 56.2 35.8 22.1

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