The final stop on our South American vacation was Ecuador.  We flew into Quito – the 2nd highest capital city in the world! – and while it’s at 3000m we didn’t have any problems acclimatizing to the altitude as we’d just come from Bogota which is also pretty high. Fascinating Quito!      We, Read More

Now I have to admit that my desire to backpack through Colombia was for a few different reasons: I felt like traveling somewhere considered “unsafe” (I had my reasons but you’re not allowed ask me why) I wanted to see what Colombia was all about ,and whether it deserved the bad wrap it usually, Read More