Tag Archive: Ecuador

El valle de Intag y Laguna Cuicocha

My final big Ecuador adventure.  I was invited along on a 2 night teip to visit Veronica’s family in the Intag valley, a rural and traditional area.  I drag myself out and make… Continue reading

Views and Gouging In Cotopaxi

The bus from Baños drops me on the Panamericana. I have no idea where to go.  My guidebook is of no use, as has often been the case on this trip. Destination, central… Continue reading

Aventuras en Baños

Three weeks in Baños. Excited.  I loved this town in my 2011 visit.  Three weeks of classes in a perfect environment.  My biggest concern will be avoiding all the distractions the town offers.… Continue reading

Canyoning in Baños

Flashback, Baños, 2011.  A big holiday weekend, it feels like the whole country is in town.  Town is beyond packed.  People are sleeping in their trucks.  I want to go canyoning, but a… Continue reading

Alausi y El Nariz Del Diablo

On the bus.  Mountains.  Always mountains.  Sometimes here I still say to myself “I’m in the Andes!”  Still a surprise.  Most of the mountains are given over to endless acres of food.  I… Continue reading