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Santuario de las Lajas built between 1916 and 1949  

Santuario de las Lajas built between 1916 and 1949

An emotional bus ride from Colombia to Ecuador!

May 30th 2016
Okay so Ecuador wasn’t on the initial plan, just like Colombia. Ecuador was in fact added when calculating the best way to travel to Peru. We looked up flights from Colombia to Peru and they all came up to a figure of around $300US each. Bearing these figures in mind, why on earth would we take a flight straight to Peru when we could spend nearly 2 weeks exploring Ecuador beforehand for the same ... read more
South America » Colombia » Ipiales

Colombian Flag Colombia was one of the three countries that emerged from the collapse of Gran Colombia in 1830 (the others are Ecuador and Venezuela). A 40-year insurgent campaign to overthrow the Colombian Government escalated during the 1990s, undergirded in part... ... read more
1st June 2016

Heaven on wheels!
What magical experiences--the amazing church, finding Ecuador a wonderful surprise and so different from Colombia, and the spectacular bus ride! I love bus journeys, listening to my IPOD and watching the world go by with no responsibilities and nothing to do but enjoy. And then there are journeys like yours with impressive mountains, incredible scenery and tiny towns that make the journey unforgettable. What a perfect way to enter the country!
4th June 2016

Heaven on wheels
Love your title... it really was heaven on wheels, that bus ride. It was the perfect way to enter Ecuador and left us with a long standing impression. A journey we will never forget!

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