Vilcabamba May 28th 2010 The host family dropped me at the bus station in Cuenca early Friday morning in time to catch the bus for Loja. Once in Loja, I then took another bus to Vilcabamba. The bus from Loja to Vilcabamba took approx 1 hour.
Vilcabamba is a small and quiet town but despite it´s size it still has quite a few hostels to stay in. I´d opted for a place out of town (approx 4km) Cabanas Rio Yambala and i ... read more
South America » Ecuador » South » Vilcabamba 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
From the start of April, I wil be spending the rest of this year and some of next year travelling in South America.
I'll be leaving the UK 01 April and flying to Quito via Madrid. In Quito, I'll learn spanish and then travel down through Peru, Bolivia, Chile, Argentina, hoping to make Brazil in time for next year's Carnival.
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