Cayambe, Ecuador – WARNING: This blog has adult content and contains more of a commentary on my current state of mind than any real insight into Ecuador itself. It’s a slight departure from what I normally write. I’m sitting in a damp and cold room in a 16th centurary hacienda, unsuccessfully trying to start a […]
Cuenca, Ecuador – During my sophomore year in high school, I enrolled in a class called World History and Geography. It turned out to be one of my favourite school courses ever. It was taught by the charismatic, slightly eccentric, but lovely Mrs Meyer. She had a way of livening up the subject that kept me […]
Amazon Rainforest, Outside Tena, Ecuador – Greetings from the Amazon Rainforest!! After leaving the Galápagos Islands, I headed back it Quito for a tour of Central Ecuador, covering the Andes Mountains, and the Amazon Rainforest. After a 67km public bus ride, which took a gruelling three hours, we arrived at the luxurious Termus Pallacatta. Here we had […]
Aeroporta, Baltra, Galapagos Islands, Ecuador – One guidebook I read said that only 150,000 tourists a year currently visit the Galápagos Islands. I think the number is a little out dated, but when you compare that with the fact that a major art exhibition at Tate Modern in London can almost get that many visitors […]
Las Tintoreras Island, Galapagos, Ecuador – I loved this little island. It was known as Shark Alley, but it was full of marine iguanas, many blending so well into the surroundings that they were impossible to see until you were almost stepping on them! I couldn’t resist it’s own blog of just pictures.