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Exploring my Limits at 5000 metres 

Leaving Quito and Ronja behind Laura and I head to the nearest bust stop, to get the local bus to the most southern bus terminal 11km away. 1 104 mots de plus

Solo Traveller

Lucky to be last: hiking in the Andes

Acute mountain sickness isn’t fun. Dominating the peaks of South America was going to be harder than I foresaw. As I stumbled steeply upwards at the back of the pack, our local walking guide Henry an ever-smaller speck in the distance, I asked myself: was I cut out for this? 295 mots de plus

Vida la Vic #7 Over and Into Volcanos: Cotopaxi and Quilotoa

When I joined a tour to visit Cotopaxi Volcano, I knew things were going to be different. The hike starts at around 12,000 feet and we were going to ascend to where the volcano starts to become glacial at 16,400 feet. 765 mots de plus


IndiGoGo of the Week: Cotopaxi Libre Socks

I’m weird and think llamas are cute. I also love comfy socks. Put those two things together and what do you have? Cotopaxi Libre Socks… 172 mots de plus

Kickstarter Of The Week

Cotopaxi Volcano near Quito, Ecuador

On a clear day, Cotopaxi is an ominous sight that can be seen looming in the distance outside of Quito. It is an active volcano that last erupted in August of 2015 and spewed ash and steam until January of 2016. 502 mots de plus


The Secret Garden: Magic, Solace & Adventure

When I was in Grade 2 a teacher at my school gave me the children’s novel, The Secret Garden, as a gift.

As I was quite the avid reader, I read it in less than a weekend. 888 mots de plus


Cotopaxi - Perilous Beauty in the Ecuadorian Andes

String any four random syllables and you have the name of an Ecuadorian volcano. Perhaps the most famous of these volcanos is Cotopaxi. Until a recent eruption in 2015 the mountain was one of Ecuadors most popular climbing destinations. 1 093 mots de plus