Parks and possibilities

It's been a pretty beautiful day in Cuenca; the planned trip to Cajas national park went ahead and was pretty much as cool as expected (lots more pictures of scenery that won't do justice to the scenery itself) and I went with a nice Israeli woman [...]

2013-03-01T04:38:00+00:00 March 1st, 2013|Ecuador, South America, Travel Diary|Comments Off on Parks and possibilities

Cuenca

Managed to get to Cuenca after a fashion - had to go to Riobamba and because the bus from Baños was late setting off, the next available one from Riobamba was at 1, almost two hours after I arrived. But hey ho, I love bus stations [...]

2013-02-28T14:43:00+00:00 February 28th, 2013|Ecuador, South America, Travel Diary|Comments Off on Cuenca

Water, water everywhere

So I´ve had a very very brief stay here in Baños but still managed to have a brilliant time, and at least done (pretty much) all the water-related activities I could reasonably have done (I was tempted to do a bridge jump because I´m a crazy [...]

2013-02-26T23:32:00+00:00 February 26th, 2013|Ecuador, South America, Travel Diary|Comments Off on Water, water everywhere

(Technically) the highest capital in the world

So thanks to the fortuitous circumstance of Ingo having to drive to Quito to collect his drivers licence, I've spent the past couple of days here, staying in a different hostel from last time but equally awesome. There's a rooftop terrace. Enough said. I checked in [...]

2013-02-25T19:08:00+00:00 February 25th, 2013|Ecuador, Mindo, Quito, South America, Travel Diary|Comments Off on (Technically) the highest capital in the world