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Gallery: 18-19/07/08 Cuenca

Sunday, 20 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Saturday, 19 Jul 2008 | Views [1704]

We knew the journey to Cuenca was going to be long, expecting to be on the bus for 8 hours, so when Diuego suggested getting a private bus, we jumped at the chance. Things didnt start too well as one of the girls in our group got drunk the night ... Read more >

Tags: cajas national park, panama hat

Gallery: 15-17/07/08 Banos

Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Banos and the invisible volcano

Thursday, 17 Jul 2008 | Views [914]

Banos has been the most relaxing part of our journey so far. It is a holiday resort for both locals and foreigners and it is famous for its spas with water from the volcano, which is right above it. Since we arrived 3 days ago, we have been trying to ... Read more >

Tags: cable car, spas, volcano

I´m not a celebrity-but get me out of here!

Monday, 14 Jul 2008 | Views [1454] | Comments [1]

Arriving in the jungle, after taking local buses from Quito was quite nice. After just an hour on the bus we saw an accident where aa bus had been hit by a lorry going the other way on a very narrow road in the mountains and in terribly ... Read more >

Tags: amazon, fire ants, indians, jungle, lemon ants, spiders, tarantulas, tubing

Gallery: 13-14/07/08 Amazon Jungle

Monday, 14 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Around Quito

Sunday, 13 Jul 2008 | Views [1188] | Comments [1]

Quito has been a great introduction to South America for us, being initially worried about things we´d heard about the city being dangerous we´ve found the people to be friendly, helpful, and at times even nervous around foreigners. We ... Read more >

Tags: dangerous, impressive, juice, quito

Gallery: 09-12/07/08 Quito

Saturday, 12 Jul 2008 | Photo Gallery

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Will we ever get there?

Tuesday, 8 Jul 2008 | Views [1196] | Comments [1]

8th July 1.15am - Left home to get to Heathrow three hours before our flight as recommended by our tour company only to find that check-in opened at 5am so Vendy had a sleep while I got restless. 4.00am - Noticed a sign for people on our flight ... Read more >

Tags: 4 star hotel, buffet breakfast, compensation, iberia, madrid, quito

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