• Ecuador
  • [Day 8] Arrival in Cuenca

    July 10, 2014: Thursday A quick backstory hugely related to our arrival in Cuenca. While still in Quito, my high school classmate Dens introduced me to two of his friends—Dann and Juan—through Facebook, hoping we could all meet up. Juan lives in Cuenca and met Dens while on a training course in Wisconsin. They are […]

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  • Walking Around Baños

    Miscellaneous photos from our Baños leg of the trip aka walang paglagyan na mga larawan 😀 When it wasn’t too gloomy, this is what the town looked like. The mountain backdrop looks unreal but it’s there, its presence imposing. Notice how narrow the road is as opposed to the foothpath??? Definitely every biker’s dream pavement! I […]

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  • [Day 6] Biking the Ruta de las Cascadas

    July 8, 2014: Tuesday Baños de Agua Santa (Baths of Holy Water), or Baños for short, is a small and quiet town nestled on the foothills of Tungurahua volcano – an active volcano that erupted 3 months before our scheduled arrival. Considered the adventure capital of Ecuador, it has become a popular destination for adrenaline junkies both local and foreign. Baños got […]

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  • How To Get To Baños From Quito

    Leaving Quito wasn’t exactly easy. It was the first of many goodbyes we had to endure while traveling and truth be told, it never really got easy. Just when you’re getting familiar with the mechanics of the place, starting to get cozy in your hostel bed, the people, and the tricky back alleys in the neighborhood, you had to move on […]