City hopping in Ecuador: El Angel to Quito

It's been a while since I'd spent much time in a city. Since leaving Manizales sometime in mid October, I'd passed through many small towns but my city experiences were limited to a day in Ibague, lunch in Ipiales and a night in Tulcan. I've actually enjoyed my time in cities - even the ugly, … Continue reading City hopping in Ecuador: El Angel to Quito

Crossing borders and changing weather: Santiago, Colombia, to El Angel, Ecuador

After six weeks in Colombia, I was eager to move onto Ecuador. Not that there's anything wrong with Colombia - it had exceeded my expectations - but I was eager to experience something different. Every day in Colombia was starting to fell the same, riding up and down endless mountains covered in farms and lush … Continue reading Crossing borders and changing weather: Santiago, Colombia, to El Angel, Ecuador