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DAY 176: ECUADOR TO PERU

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We’ve spent the last twelve hours navigating our way from Vilcabamba, Ecuador to San Ignacio in Peru. It was an early start and we found a few other backpackers waiting for the same bus as us in the darkness of … Continue reading

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A POWDERBLUE DAY IN THE PARAMO

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The latest escapade in the Adventures of Us was a hike of high altitude and unforgettable beauty in the Andean paramo. After just a few minutes of icy winds, breathlessness and generally silly photos we scurried back to the warmth of the car, reminded … Continue reading

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THE QUILOTOA LOOP & OTHER UNPRONOUNCABLES: DAY 3

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Day three of our incredible village to village exploration got started with two very sensitive, stiff gringos, one with the bonus effects of altitude (err, that would be me). Hence the decision was made quite quickly to join up with … Continue reading

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THE QUILOTOA LOOP & OTHER UNPRONOUNCABLES: DAY 2

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Day two began at about seven-thirty in the morning with the sole purpose of finding a slice of sun in which to defrost, or at 4 a.m if you count the incessant screeching of roosters who have no concept of … Continue reading

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THE QUILOTOA LOOP & OTHER UNPRONOUNCABLES: DAY 1

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The beginning of this particular adventure begins at one of the most authentic rural markets we have had the pleasure of exploring. The short bus ride out of Latacunga involved our painful subjection to ‘singing’ by a drunk bum for tips. We … Continue reading

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A PLACE BETWEEN REALITY AND IMAGINATION

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Lying in bed now i am recovering from one of the toughest challenges on my body to date. Chris is at my side with a high fever, a splitting headache and a bout of nausea. I am grateful to be … Continue reading

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INTRODUCING ECUADOR

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Shortly before heading through the border from Columbia into Ecuador we met Ines, a young Austrian woman traveling alone. She has left her husband behind as well as her job as a statistician for roughly nine months already to do … Continue reading

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