Category Archives: Ecuador

Cuenca

Change of pace for my Ecuador feelings – I really liked Cuenca! The town is beautiful, the food was slightly better, but the people remained a bit distant… more on that later. After our adventurous day trying to ride the … Continue reading

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Ambato, Riobamba, y Alausi

If I never see another french fry in my life, it might be too soon. I haven’t actually been eating that many of them, but Ecuador has french fries in abundance! Specifically, salchipapas, literally just french fries mixed with cut … Continue reading

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Quilotoa Loop

My Ecuador Lonely Planet guide has a list of weekly markets – which town has their big market on which day. Since I’m only spending 11 days in Ecuador, at first it looked like I wouldn’t be able to hit … Continue reading

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Quito

I’m in the Southern hemisphere for the first time EVER! Quito is much bigger than I anticipated! For some reason I expected a picturesque little mountain town, but was greeted by a bustling metropolis spreading the entire width of a … Continue reading

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Cartagena: Round 2

Sunday marked the point of 8 weeks done, only 5 remaining – which is kind of hard to believe now! I can remember thinking “1 week here, 12 left” in Nicaragua, which seems like ages ago while also seeming like … Continue reading

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