Another Day, Another Border Crossing September 25th 2015 Between Cali and the Ecuadorian border we happened to stop at two very different but equally interesting places: Caldono and Ipiales.
Caldono is a pueblito midway between Cali and Popayán, about an hour into the mountains and away from the main highway, along a dirt road that was in the process of being tarmaced for the first time when we arrived. After jumping off the minivan at the turning t ... read more
South America » Ecuador » West » Manta 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
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My partner and I have been travelling since early Dec 2014, so far having been through North India, Nepal, and the West Coast of the USA; now we will travel by land down through Mexico and Central America before heading into South America. This blog will attempt to capture as much of the planning, travel, and aftermath of adventure as possible.
(The photo is from slightly less epic 25 mile journey to the Norfolk coast. We are sad. I hope this big journey will make us happy again.)... full info