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On the way to Cuenca  

On the way to Cuenca

Cuenca, Riobamba & Banos

November 15th 2015
OK, here we are again catching up on my updates. Exactly a year ago I was down in Antarctica so one can see how time flies. So without wasting any more time here we go. After having had a fantastic time on the Galapagos Islands, and before the beaches in north Peru is was time for a change. Beach life is pretty cool, but there are so many cultural sights in Ecuador it was time to put my shorts ... read more
South America » Ecuador » South » Cuenca

Ecuadorian Flag 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
15th November 2015

I can hardly wait!
Wow, you've made Cuenca and Banos sound like heaven. I've a couple of friends who are ex-pats living in Cuenca, but I had no idea there were restaurants full of them. Must admit Banos sounds a bit more attractive with a daily thermal dip and hikes on a volcano. How lovely to sit on a roof terrace enjoying the peace! Enjoy Quito!

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