Amazon: Face Painting, Medicinal Ants, Chicha - AND THE SNAKE! September 20th 2012 After an amazing stay in Banos, we headed deeper south into the Amazon basin to a fairly big city, Puyo. While Puyo, didn’t have quite the charm of Banos, it was a decent place to stay so that we could enjoy an Amazon experience.
After the bus dropped us off into town, we attempted to find a cab to our hotel (El Jardin). I asked several police officers at the bus station, and they were tot ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Centre » Puyo 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
After purchasing a vacation home in the remote mountains of Costa Rica, where our neighbors are kind hearted ticos, cows and bulls, our eyes were opened to the world around us and we developed the thirst to explore and travel other countries in a manner that allows us to truly learn the customs and cultures of the places we visit.
Travel backpacking, local transportation, eating as the locals do, a few tourist stops - and blogging along the way. Welcome to Chili adventures... ... full info