Vilcabamba & Hostertia Izhcayluma August 26th 2013 This blog looks to be about the last one until we get back to Arizona. We are back in Cuenca today and have lots of those just before we leave things to do. We head out on on Saturday for Quito and then USA on Sunday. Home Sunday night late.
Our last little jaunt was not one we had thought of till we got here and began talking with folks. Vilcabamba was on our original research list of places t ... read more
South America » Ecuador » South » Vilcabamba 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 are a non working (retired sounds so boring)couple, in our early 70's, married for 50 years this coming August 2014 and hooked on adventuring. We have traveled a great deal of the world from Europe (east and west) to Africa, Asia, the Middle East, Mexico and Central America. We lived for extended periods of time in Ethiopia, The Czech Republic, Mexico and Scotland. As you can see, we have a lot more exploring, adventuring and learning to do.
This time we are off to Turkey in a small camper van via Germany, Switzerland, Italy, Sicily, Albania, Macedonia and Greece. Our return drive from T... full info