Ecuador - Hit and run... August 11th 2010 OK, Ecuador was next and probably it deserved a bit more, but we had a time limit, so 8 days were all we could give it. Coming from Colombia, the first thing we noticed was the ease of calculating bus fares: each hour in the bus = 1 USD. Stupid detail, but compared to the bus fare 'hassle' in Colombia we loved it. Guess that this detail doesn't interest you that much, so we won't elaborate more o ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Centre » Cotopaxi 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
It looks like a dream will come true... At least the drunken visions we had in Nancy became true!
For Valentine's day in 2009 we went for the weekend to Nancy, France. A former colleague of Agi had told us Nancy is really nice and has a fantastic French restaurant, which should not be missed. So we headed of to Nancy, got a nice hotel room downtown and enjoyed the city. In the evening to went to the square where this excellent restaurant should be, but after three circles around the church and checking every restaurant we saw (read: a lot.... full info