QuickPeek: Awesome roads. Bike lane. Flat. Breezy.
I was a little excited today when I spotted on my GPS that I was literally 40 seconds N of the Equator and was bound to cross it thro the day. Little milestones are fun, not my main motivation for… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Cooking.
Today we decided to do a rest day. Given that we had a long one yesterday and the fact that we were with a really sweet family, it was an easy decision. I slept like a baby in my hammock… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Land Slide. Road Washed Away. Rolling Hills. Heat.
When I got up at 6 am, it was cloudy, but with the prospect of it being a sunny day. I made some coffee and had some bread from yesterday and we soon set off on the road. Must be… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Heavy rains. Flooding. Mud slides. Rolling hills.
We planned an early start as usual, but our hostel owner told us it might be raining in the morning and when I was up at 5:30 it was pouring heavily, I waited for the rain to subside, but it… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Flat. Rolling hills. Drizzly day. Pacific Ocean.
For the next few days, we planned short rides about 50-70 km a day and the first one from Esmeraldas was going to be a 50K chill out ride. However, we planned an early start and were up at 5:30…. Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: rest Days. Hanging out. Cooking.
So yesterday we managed to find a 5 PM bus to the pacific coast. That was sweet, I was looking forward to the sings along the way. The bus was not particularly comfortable, but unlike in Colombia, the drivers were… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Heat. Rolling hills. Boulders.
We planned an earlier day than yesterday, with the sun coming up at 6, we figured we might get on the road at the crack of dawn. I was up at 5:30 and as we packed up, we noticed Krista’s… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest. Hike. Catching up with friends.
We heard from our friend Dorys that she was heading to Mocoa, where we were. She had never been to this town and the famous waterfalls near here called “Fin Del Mundo”, literall, “End of the World”. The reasoning is… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Bus ride. Maniacs. Stunning Putumayo!
Heh, seems like it will be a while before I’d eventually muster enough will to cross over the Andes fully on the bike, jej. This morning, we were up at 6 at Cabunga’s finca and Though we’d have loved to… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Beautiful day. Stunning route. Meeting Cabunga!
The pull of Lago de Cocha was really strong, but with my visa deadline looming, we had to get going. The day looked beautiful with blue skies and light clouds up the hills. We planned yet another short day to… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Picnic. Kayaking. Gorgeous weather!
I am getting close on my visa deadline and we had originally planned for a few days in a town called Mocao to do some hiking, but once we got to Andres’s place, it was obvious that central to touring… Continue Reading →