Monthly Archives: January 2012

Steep and Green

After our days in the jungle, we headed back up, over the mountains, ready to drop in to Quito.  But we weren’t up for dealing with a big city, so we skipped it and headed for Otavalo instead.  Considering that … Continue reading

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The Jungle

Okay, so this post should probably be called “The Rainforest,” but you get the idea. Back in October, we decided against heading into the Brazilian Amazon.  It was just too hot and too far in the hot.  But in Ecuador … Continue reading

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Heading inland

As much as we love the beach, it was time to explore more of Ecuador, so we packed up and headed east.  Unfortunately, after all our time down low, we’d pretty much lost all of our altitude acclimatization.  So that … Continue reading

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Beach Time

After visiting the Galapagos Islands, we rejoined our motorcycles and headed for the beach.  First stop, Montanita, a small surf town.  It’s quite a party town, but we found lodging just a ten minute walk up the beach from town. … Continue reading

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The Land of Darwin

A trip to the Galapagos Islands was on our wish list for our South America adventure, but we weren’t quite sure how it was going to work out.  Turns out, it was easy.  We had a recommendation for a hotel … Continue reading

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Update from coastal Ecuador

No pictures in this post, I’m afraid. I’m still waiting for decent Internet to do a proper post. I don’t want to waste my time by spending hours loading photos over a slow connection. Don’t worry– I’ll share more of … Continue reading

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