The Blue Zones have been studied a great deal. However, they aren’t the only places on the map that have laid claim to longevity. Vilcabamba, Ecuador is one such place. With a history of being the playground of the Incas, Vilcabamba is a remote spot where a high percentage of their population are documented super centenarians in amazing health. One can’t help but wonder, what’s their lifestyle?
Tucked away in the Andean slopes of Ecuador, lies the quiet and picturesque village of Vilcabamba. Known to many as the ‘Valley of Longevity,’ Vilcabamba has a reputation for being home to one of the highest concentrations of exceptionally old people, including numerous centenarians and a number of residents apparently reaching 140 years. Hard to believe? Read it for yourself.