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Blogging South America: Cotopaxi and Room Service

Today we went mountain biking down Cotopaxi which, at 5 897m is one of the highest active volcanoes in the world. Driving through the Avenue of Volcanoes in the bus was quite terrifying because most of the roads are covered in layers of ash and rock and tyres kept losing grip. 554 more words

Life In General

Ecuador Street Scenes - Literally

Tomorrow will be the first day I have to actually sight-see around Quito in Ecuador…but just sitting in taxis I have seen some pretty interesting stuff. 126 more words

Misadventures in Misahuilli

This story begins when I was 6 years old and my family made their first trip to Ecuador. At that time, we decided to take a trip with our family friend to Misahuilli (pronounced Missa-Why-hEe), the so-called entrance to the Amazon. 1,582 more words


Vive le Rock!

When we moved to Cuenca, I was pretty sure I was waving a sad goodbye to decent live music. Ecuador isn’t exactly a huge stop on the international touring circuit. 376 more words


King of Volcanoes

Another weekend in the Andes: this time we went to mighty Cotopaxi Volcano (5897 m). We were supposed to get close to this ice-capped giant with the help of a pickup truck but we could not make it all the way to our hike’s initial point: the person being in charge of guarding (and unlocking, if needed) a gate was not there – so we were not able to continue by vehicle. 444 more words


Our Funding Journey Part 2--Seth's Early Years

For God so loved the world that he gave his one and only Son, that whoever believes in him shall not perish but have eternal life.   645 more words

A 12-Year-Old’s Trek of Despair Ends in a Noose at the Border

Noemi Álvarez Quillay took the first steps of the 6,500-mile journey to New York City from the southern highlands of Ecuador on Tuesday, Feb. 4, after darkness fell. 555 more words

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