Having a whale of a time July 3rd 2008 After Colombia we decided we needed a little rest and relaxation in the form of sun, sea and surf. Well, sun and sea for me and watching the others surf. Spent a couple of days at Las Peñas (absolutely impossible to get to - I understand fully why it isn't even mentioned in the Lonely Planet). Absolutely beautiful and amazing seafood (add to that I was the only non-Ecuadorian there) and it was ve ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Atacames The "Republic of the Equator" was one of three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Colombia and Venezuela). Between 1904 and 1942, Ecuador lost territories in a series of conflicts with its neighbors. A b... ... read more
Currently trying to cram all the travelling I can in between uni terms after a rather serious bite from the travel bug.
My South American travels begin here
Part two of South America here
Return visit to Ecuador 2009
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