The Ecuadorian Pacific Coast – Part 2: Manta, Bahía de Caráquez and Canoa

Posted by on Sep 23, 2013 in Beach, Cities, Coast, Gastronomy | 0 comments

The second part of my journey took me farther to the northern part of Manabí Province. My first destination was Manta, a port city on the...

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The Ecuadorian Pacific Coast – Part 1: Crucita and Montañita

Posted by on Aug 12, 2013 in Beach, Cities, Coast, Gastronomy | 0 comments

This time my journey took me to the Pacific coast of Ecuador, to Manabí and Santa Elena Province to be precise. The capital of the Manabí...

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Colombia – a trip to paradise

Posted by on Jun 6, 2013 in Cities, Islands, Nature | 0 comments

From Cartagena to Tolú and to the San Bernardo Islands Once Colombia had the reputation of being dangerous, a country of guerrillas and...

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From the Andes to the Amazon Jungle

Posted by on Jan 30, 2013 in Amazon, Culture, Hotels & Lodges, Nature, Rainforest | 0 comments

Between Quito and Lago Agrio, the first leg of my journey, there are about 159 miles and a difference in altitude of 8,366 feet. I decided...

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A train ride back into the past, where traditions are still alive

Posted by on Nov 20, 2012 in Cities, Culture, Gastronomy, Nature, Technology, Train | 0 comments

Usually when we take a train ride, we do it in order to get from one place to the other. Here in Ecuador the concept of a train trip is...

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