Matt Stearn

Matt Stearn

Matt Stearn




South America » Ecuador » North » Quito » Historical Center November 7th 2015

So we are now out on our epic 3 month adventure, having spent a full 24 hours travelling from Birmingham, arriving in Quito at 1AM UK time. Thanks again to my sister for getting up in the dead of night to give us a lift to the bus station. Our driver down to Heathrow looked like he was on something, and welcomed all passengers onto the bus by telling them to sit back relax and enjoy their journey in the most monotone Brummie accent possible! The flights were hassle free, the one to Madrid was bumper than crossing the Atlantic Ocean to get to Ecuador! Had an interesting taxi ride into town as our driver was determined not to let any others drivers pull in front of him, but strangely enough I still felt fairly safe ... read more

Europe » United Kingdom » England November 4th 2015

So here I am sat at home just reviewing the route map, getting excited thinking about all the fun places we will go and see. I had no idea how far we were actually planning to travel on this adventure until using the map tool on this website and finding out we would be doing about 8000 miles in about 3 months. So an average of over 2500 miles per month while we are away. I've also just realised hat I have a very big heavy rucksack that I'm going to have to tote around these 8000miles - sounds like an entertaining prospect. What have we let ourselves in for! Over and out for now Matt... read more




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