A Bit of A Break... August 10th 2006 It's been a while since I blogged as I've been travelling long instances at weekends and haven't had time to write. I'm going to try to summarize the last couple of weeks in ten key points.
1. Two weekends ago: Went to Cotopaxi National Park, saw the highland laguna at the foot of Cotopaxi. didn't go to the Refuge 'cos it was snowing too hard. BRRRR!
2. Staying in brilliant hostal with a f ... read more
South America » Ecuador » West » Puerto López 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
Hi! I am leaving the UK in March 06 to go to Ecuador and help to build a school on a local conservation reserve a couple of hours from the capital city Quito. I'm hoping to do a bit of touring around Peru and Bolivia while I'm there.... full info