QuickPeek: Rest days. Work. Craft. Cooking. Many cyclists. Chill.
During the days I stay for longer days in a place, I tend to write at the end of the hiatus. But this time, I have had a few updates to report and so I figured it might be a… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Walkabout. Resupply. City Life.
We made our way towards Quito, nearly 2 months since we passed by this city on our way into Ecuador. The day was gloomy with a bit of rain and we saw a touring cyclist braving it in the weather…. Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Cute village. Lovely Hike. Market day.
We finally decided to leave Banos. The place we had been staying at was fantastic, great kitchen, lovely hikes, etc., but the travel goes on eh. I’d like to think we explored some of the neighbourhoods of the National parks… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rest day. Hiking. Cooking.
Banos has numerous hikes around. They seem to be everywhere, one could pick a direction and a trail and keep going for days if needed. It had been fun hiking about here and the hostel we had found was pretty… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Highway Walking. Hitch hiking. Beautiful Gorge.
Given the numerous trails around, we had many options to walk on today. Our hostel owner convinced us that the Ruta del Cascadas was well worth visiting and told us about a couple of side trails we might check out…. Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Hiking. Volcano views. Good Food.
Banos was a touristy place, a Very touristy place indeed. It was obvious with the number of ‘adventure’ sport tour companies all around town that there was a bit of a trap. Our hostel owner showed us a map with… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Hitch hike. Bus ride. Sleeping near a Volcano.
Yesterday Victor mentioned that he was heading to a town called Riobamba. This was a town North and on our way and we figured it would be awesome to get moving. We have had a few stunning (and rainy) days… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Rain. Long Hike. Dog walking. Cooking.
Nariz del Diablo, the devil’s nose, is the popular bit of tourism around these parts. Alausi turned out to be a hub for tourists visiting here to take a train ride up to the nearby town. The train was special,… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Market Day. Mending the bag. Craft.
We woke up to some beautiful views at the Killa Wasi hostel. The region was generally shrouded in fog and the mountains were wonderful to look at whenever the mist cleared for a bit. After the long series of buses,… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Bus Ride. Groovy hostel.
We decided to start from Cuenca today and after a bit of thinking about, decided the destination for the day would be a small village called Alausi. We picked the spot because there was possibility for some good hikes, and… Continue Reading →
QuickPeek: Cajas! Great Hike. Rain. Wind.
So today was going to be a hiking day. One of the main reasons to come up to Cuenca was its proximity to the Cajas National Park. I had heard a bit about the place and a little research pointed… Continue Reading →