Our Quilotoa Loop Adventure

I'll tell you now - the 3 day hike called the "Quilotoa Loop" in the Andes in Ecuador was g*ddamn HARD.  Arnie and I found it particularly difficult for a number of reasons - but primarily because we had no map and basically 0 clue what we were doing. Anyway, here's the tale of our... Continue Reading →

Hiking & Biking the Cotopaxi Volcano

Volcan Cotopaxi outside of Quito is the second highest volcano in Ecuador, and the highest active volcano! Cotopaxi is a female 🙂 and the translation of her name comes from Coto (meaning "neck") and Paxi (meaning "princess"). Apparently this princess has a bad temper, and whenever she gets "full," she explodes. Arnie & I had... Continue Reading →

Jem of Quito Old Town: Calle La Ronda

Calle La Ronda is a narrow, flower-adorned, colourful street in Quito's lovely old town. This was our favourite spot in the capital city of Ecuador - let me tell you why! La Ronda in the Sunshine: First of all, La Ronda is gorgeous. I can't decide which picture to show you because I love them... Continue Reading →

Views of Quito

Hey mom & dad (and the unlikely anyone else reading this)! Today we went after the best views in Quito. Mother nature decided to be super cloudy and misty today, but hey, we got some good views in the end when the sun decided to peek her head out from the clouds and shine her... Continue Reading →

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