Category Archives: Ecuador

Peru, Piura, 19-20 Jan 2012

Quito to Naranjal, Ecuador 19 Jan 2012 Left Quito and immediately started descending to the coast through the mountains, cold with the occasional shower for the first 3 hours then sea level and hot. Good road lots of slow trucks … Continue reading

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Ecuador, Quito, 17-18 Jan 2012

Quito 2800m above sea level surrounded by mountains, a modern city with a historic old town. I wandered around, took the cable car to 4,100m this must be the highest cable car in the world. Hired a taxi and went … Continue reading

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Ecuador, Galapagos, 12-16 Jan 2012

Left Quito at 0740 on 12-Jan-2012 stopped at Guayaquil for an hour and then on to Baltra Island airport which was built by the US Army after Pearl Harbour to protect the Panama Canal, waited there for 3.5 hours for … Continue reading

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Ecuador, Ibarra & Quito, 10-11 Jan 2012

Left Pasto at 0800 found my way to the highway without any wrong turns, new road all the way to the border beautiful scenery mountains with crops growing on them at +3000m got to Ipialles at 0930 looked for gas … Continue reading

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