Glacier on the equator June 23rd 2012 Exploding lava bombs may have prevented us from getting to the summit of Sangay, but there are plenty of friendlier volcanos in Ecuador which can be climbed - or at least attempted. We've been quite keen on getting to the top of one of these ever since we drove past Cotopaxi on the Avenida de los Volcanes. Weather, highly unpredictable in the highlands, and acclimation to altitude, esse ... 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
We live to travel - and we travel to live. We've been exploring the globe together for the past 13 years - and there's still so much to see. In March 2013 we moved from the United Kingdom to the other side of the globe - our new home is Tasmania and we look forward to getting to know this gorgeous part of the world.
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