Cloud Forests & Dudes

posted in: Ecuador, Peru, Posts - Jack | 0

Ecuador is where I first became introduced to “cloud forests”.  These “cloud forests” sound at least fifty percent more lovely than they actually are.  The idea of a forest being hidden in the clouds seems very mystical and surreal, but … Continued

Southern Ecuador

posted in: Ecuador, Posts - Jennah | 1

We left Otavalo with our new dog, Lucy, and headed towards Quito. The driving day was short, and we started around late afternoon but it took us till around twilight to get through. We continued on for a while until … Continued

Otavalo, Ecuador

posted in: Ecuador | 0

We have spent a week in Otavalo, Ecuador.  Otavalo is in northwest Ecuador at 7,940 feet (according to Max’s new watch with an altimeter).  Otavalo has the biggest indigenous craft market in South America on Saturday.  The parqueadero where we … Continued

Lost Louis…

posted in: Ecuador | 4

  Posted on January 7, 2013   On January 3rd, Trek broke out of a window in our trailer while we were away. He and Louis ran out of the parking lot, and Louis was hit by a car. I … Continued

Beautiful Colombia

posted in: Colombia, Ecuador | 3

Colombia We had planned on spending a short time in Colombia.  People say that you can drive from Cartagena to Ecuador in a day or two as it is only about 700 miles.  Our initial plan was to drive straight … Continued