Otovalo Market & The Meridian Line November 1st 2009 OK, so Saquisili Market was great, outstanding, excellent ... Otovalo Market was just as good (even maybe a tiny bit better!). We were sceptical about Otovalo, it's on the main package tourist trail and we thought the whole market might now be focused on the tourist trade. Since we weren't in the market for nik naks we weren't sure this market was for us.
But first, let me tell you, the town ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Otavalo 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
Well, the Hewlett's are planning their family adventure - 1 year in Latin America. Our trip begins on 1st August this year, so it's time to start planning. We're beginning our trip in South America but are a little nervous of some of the places, particularly as we are travelling with our young daughter, who will be 5 when we travel.... full info