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Guayaquil
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By Dan Travel
Published on 07/17/2007
 
Guayaquil the largest city, economic capital and main port of Ecuador. Northwest of Guayaquil, is a tropical region, Machalilla National Park, white beaches surrounded by a primary dry forest. Inside the park is La Isla de la Plata (The Island of silver), a wildlife sanctuary that resembles Galapagos Islands. September it is a must for whalewatchers, humpback whales gather for their mating rituals. La Segua Ecuador's wetlands a small "Pantanal" where you can find thousands of shore birds.