Category : Holiday

Quito to Cayambe

Woke up and had a shower before heading down for breakfast. Met the other (Jennifer, Sarah and David) and jumped in a taxi to the Tetefesiqo. From there we ascended to 4100 feet in a cable car to the top. At that point you had a really fantastic view of Quito and the surrounding countryside. We stayed there for a little while before descending in the cable car to catch a taxi back to our hotel. At the hotel we […]

Cuenca to Quito

Woke up (as per usual) and had a shower (we both did) before finishing packing. We then had breakfast before getting a taxi to Cajas National Park with the rest of our tour. Once there we paid and then started the walk around the lake (which was at 4000 feet above sea level) (and which we all noticed)! After an hour and a half we made it back to the taxis (who waited whilst we walked) who then raced back […]


We got up showered and then met everyone in the lobby as we were walking into town for breakfast. Carlos made us walk for a little while into the city centre before we go to the restaurant. After breakfast we were given a short tour of the city with a walk through the new church which was interesting, as it was so busy for a Monday! (and a morning was well). After that we were marched to the Panama hat […]

Banos to Cuenca

Woke up and went to breakfast. After which we got packed ready for our long trip to Cuenca. Once the mini bus arrived we piled on (with our luggage strapped down on the roof!) and then set off. After several hours of driving and being amused at the near misses on the road we descended into a little village for lunch (which was just in the clouds) From there we drove another couple of hours until we reached Ingapirca the […]