Winter holidays... part 4: the return to Quito August 22nd 2011 Once I'd collected my bags at the airport, only slightly worried that history would repeat itself and I'd be left without my bags, I made my way to the taxi rank. I had told Michelle that I would make my own way to their place, and I was expecting to be ripped off by the taxi drivers, as had happened the last time. But no, the first taxi offered to take me at the "proper" price and off I ... read more
South America » Ecuador » North » Quito » Historical Center 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
Having been travelling on and off since I graduated in 2006, I decided it was time to settle down for a bit...
I arrived in Argentina in July of 2008 looking for work as an ESL teacher. Once the job was secured I got a little bit comfortable... and this blog has gone from being a travel blog to a space to recount the ups and downs of my life as una inglesa en Buenos Aires...... full info