Beach Please!

As our next stop, Montañita, is only 10 minutes up the road we decide to live it up and get a cab rather than wait for a bus. The drive is quick and comfortable but it is most upsetting to see so many hammock shops line our route. Maybe we should have a hammock each?! […]

Coast toe coast

I’m not even going to try and make this blog entertaining (not for a second suggesting the others are)… We got a couple of buses from Guayaquil to Salinas to start our Ecuadorian coastal adventure. We weren’t originally planning to go to the coast but our trip so far had been disappointingly beach free so […]

Devil’s Nose Train

After the high energy of Baños, we’re looking forward to a relaxed day in Alausí riding the La Nariz del Diablo, the Devil’s Nose Train. We take the bus from Baños to Riobamba and have to change to a bus for Alausí. We wander the terminal and find that the desk for Alausí is shut. […]

Avocado Falls

The kind fella at the hostel in Cotopaxi dropped us off at the highway and waited with us until the bus to Baños arrived. We’re kinda pro bus travellers now so it wasn’t entirely necessary but was very much appreciated. Baños de Agua Santa, to give it it’s full name, is a small town known […]