Banos Bike Rides and Wily Waterfalls July 3rd 2012 A four hour bus ride from Quito rewarded us with Banos, a laid back town wedged among green mountains, a snow capped volcano and a river flowing fast to the Amazon. The surrounding peaks, valleys, forest, rivers and waterfalls makes Banos a perfect place to trek, bike ride, river raft and a host of other exciting outdoor activities. Our base was the Hostel Chimenea, which got us a nice comfortable ... read more
South America » Ecuador » Centre » Baños 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 was always in the back of our minds. To travel the world and to see as much of it as money, time and health would allow. Traveling the world would stay on hold as we raised two wonderful and responsible kids. Now that both our children are out of the house, we seized the opportunity to hit the road.
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