Panama Hats and Sun Festivals June 22nd 2010 After my bus breaking down an unexpected 12 extra hours in Mancora, I finally took a tuk tuk to the bus “station”. I asked a couple of times when we arrived at a roadside store with a CIFA sign outside if this was in fact the bus station…to which the cab driver replied, of course. So I took his word for it, got my stuff and parked on the curb in front of this random store. Soon enough though ... read more
South America » Ecuador » South » Cuenca 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
I've started a new blog at http://sweetcarolinepb.wordpress.com/! Check it out :)
You can find my Chile and Argentina blogs under "South American Adventures" and my other SA adventures in Peru and Ecuador in "South America 2.0"!
Also, please enjoy my past blogs in the "European Adventures" group! My year in Germany is still one of my favorite life experiences, and I treasure those memories.
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