Ecuador

Highlights of Ecuador

Highlights of Ecuador

Unfortunately, I could only spend 10 days in Ecuador and I was sick while I was there, so could not travel around too much. I think this is a country that deserves more than 10 days, as it has many attractions. My first stop was Otavalo, where I eagerly shopped at its famous market and […]

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Ecuador travel

Ecuador travel

Trisas, traditional clothes and lovely people I regret not being able to stay longer in lovely Ecuador is not staying longer. A total of 10 days here is not enough to fully enjoy the beauty of the landscape and the variety of vegetation, animals etc. Unfortunately though, I got really sick in Colombia and had […]

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Speaking Spanish in Latin America

Speaking Spanish in Latin America

Latin America is incredibly easy, I must admit. Talking to people is fairly easy too. With a few exceptions that only confirm the rule, people are truly friendly. At times shy, yet friendly and ready to help if you need a hand. A lady followed me around in Ipiales, Colombia, after she realised I did not […]

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How To Cross The Border In Latin America

How To Cross The Border In Latin America

A gap year in Latin America is most travellers’ dream. Many embark on a trip entailing long haul flights and several border crossings, and being aware of the border crossing requirements and the possible scams can help backpackers save a lot of time – not to mention a few bucks. Here are a few questions, answered for you on […]

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