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#18 Ecuador's Mountains & Rainforests

The journey to Baños seemed to take forever. There was a major road block en route, after an hour of no movement (at 34 degrees Celsius) our bus driver took to the back lanes in the 52 seater coach. 1,719 more words


A Journey Around The World - Quito, Ecuador

Waiting For Our Luggage in Quito, Ecuador               June 8th, 2013

Flying into Quito’s new international airport was a roller coaster type landing with a full on brake slam at the end for good measure.   239 more words

Watercolor Painting


**Disclaimer – I travelled for a month in November 2012 to South America with 4 friends– I wrote these blogs at the time to update my family.  551 more words

First Day in Quito: Relaxed and Thankful

Hi friends!

I’m in Quito! I’m really excited to be back, and so far this first day has been really great. I’m sitting in my apartment as I write this, though it’s pretty hard to focus on writing with this view:  453 more words

Five Years Later... Photos from Ecuador

It’s been more than five years since my first overseas mission trip to Quito, Ecuador, but I’ve been working on a missions article for work… 235 more words

Quito: Guayasamín and nightlife

As I descended the slate steps towards a concrete clearing resembling a massive swimming pool with a strangely studded cuboid at its centre, I was perplexed. 749 more words


Quito: hiking and the middle of the world

La Mitad del Mundo – the centre of the earth (otherwise known as the equator). It’s what gives Ecuador its woefully unimaginative name, and so we thought we may as well visit. 365 more words