Spotted in the busy city center of Latacunga, Ecuador! This cute little pickup is used by many people living in the Andes. It’s a very popular car in farms around Ecuador. Don’t underestimate it – it’s a 4×4!
Onions in Ecuador are something else! Every supermarket has them peeled and refrigerated! For onion sufferers world wide, it’s a well known fact that if you want to cry less, you should cool your onions in the fridge for a bit. In Ecuador the supermarkets have recognized this global problem … more »
Life on the Galapagos Islands is like nowhere else. Iguanas shall walk around freely, sea lions will be seen sprawling around you and begging the fishermen for fish, and turtles will swim right next to you! Here we have two posers, a couple of rather young Iguanas looking at us with … more »
Grand Hotel Guayaquil invited us to spend a few days there, and so we arrived ready to experience the best in Ecuadorian hospitality! This hotel has a central location and the best of both worlds: when you go out the front door, it only takes one step to join the … more »
The biodiversity in the Amazon will leave you spellbound! Here’s a beautiful butterfly with an extremely intricate design on it’s wings. Nature is so wonderful in the way it colors it’s creatures. Walking through the amazon, you’ll be subjected to a cocktail of colors, smells, and experiences. Lush green trees, … more »
There is nothing better than having a complete breakfast on a lazy weekend morning! While we were living in the Middle East, cooking Friday morning breakfast was one of the highlights of the weekend for me: eggs, pancakes, toast, hash-browns… all but bacon! The bacon you get in Dubai is … more »
When you travel long-term it is very important to every now and then settle in a place for a while and take a vacation from traveling. As silly as this might sound, sometimes you just feel like being at home. Not planning anything to see and not doing much more … more »
We spent a lot of time looking online for info on how to get from Latacunga to the Quilotoa crater lake (Laguna de Quilotoa). Since we couldn’t find much info, I’ve decided to post our journey details here so that it’s easier for other travelers in the future. Quilotoa is … more »
Zara looks out over the vast expanse of the Amazon rainforest, the lungs of the Earth. In a remote part of Ecuador, we climbed over 200 steps to get the top. The view was worth it!
Ever wondered why kids in the mountains have the rosiest cheeks ? Well, it’s because of low oxygen levels in the upper atmosphere. The body is forced to produce more red blood cells – HELLO ROSY CHEEKS! They’re still very cute though :)