Posts Tagged With: Cuenca

Our Nightmarish Bus Ride from Cuenca, Ecuador to Piura, Peru

We took an overnight bus from Cuenca to Piura thinking that it would be less likely for the bus to pick up passengers by the side of the road during the night and hence make our trip less uncomfortable. It turned into a nightmare. Continue reading

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Middle of the World

We spent 4 days in San Francisco de Quito, which was too much. Quito is a big sprawling city set in a valley at 2850m (9350ft) at the foot of the still active Pichincha volcano.

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