The longest night and Cuybeno Reserve December 15th 2015 The lead up to our adventure in the Cuybeno Reserve was nothing short of painful. After enduring a late night (made bearable by the hospitality of Gina, her husband and his delicious spiced tequila) we rushed onto an overnight bus to Lago Agrio which we reached earlier than expected (3am) in a location that was definitely not their central bus terminal as we had hoped. We staggered down the street ... read more
South America » Ecuador » East » Cuyabeno Reserve 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
Two Intrepid Adventurers
Tommy: artist, student of science and accomplished Lego builder. Previous travels have included Europe, India, Iran, Turkey, Uzbekistan and Thailand.
Tuppence: social worker, book worm, animal lover and horse person. Dreams of seeing the world and leaving it a better place. A new adventurer with previous travels to New Zealand and India.
A note from Tuppence: Tommy and Tuppence are pseudonyms inspired by Agatha Christie's adventurous couple of the same name. (book worm remember!) We thought this adventure would be something they would enjoy doing. Much of the ... full info