Lima, or the one where I am too tired from bus journeys to do much more than a photoblog

The journey from Ecuador to Peru was a bit of an arduous one, but we were definitely feeling ready for a change of country. From Cuenca we took a day bus to Loja, where we spent the night in what seemed like hospital beds in the interestingly named ‘Residences Londres’ (no similarity to London noticed … More Lima, or the one where I am too tired from bus journeys to do much more than a photoblog

Cuenca, or the one where I pretend to be a solo traveller

In some ways Cuenca was the most ordinary experience I’ve had on my travels. Because it was so everyday, I’ve put off writing about it. It seemed that I couldn’t really say anything interesting about it because it was really just a week in a pretty ordinary (if nice) colonial city, in which I had … More Cuenca, or the one where I pretend to be a solo traveller

Quilatoa, Baños and Riobamba, or the one with some quick recaps of various outings

I’ve neglected writing this for a little while so it’s not going to be too in depth. It’s mainly going to cover three places which I visited with varying levels of ‘success’, whatever that means: crater lake Quilatoa, touristy but pretty Baños, and cloudy Riobamba. This kind of goes from high point to low point… … More Quilatoa, Baños and Riobamba, or the one with some quick recaps of various outings

The Galapagos islands, or the one with all the wildlife pictures

10th -15th Feb 2016 I can’t believe I’m getting to write a post about the Galapagos. Just a couple of weeks before we went it was a definite no, no matter how much I wanted to go. It’s known to be expensive even to get to, let alone when you are there, and just wasn’t … More The Galapagos islands, or the one with all the wildlife pictures