Baños and Cuenca

In the heart of Ecuador within volcanoes and mountains lies Baños de Agua Santa. The village is a favorite with tourists for its offer in adventure sports. One of the nearby volcanoes gets locals worried every now and then since its been regularly erupting since 2000. We went there after the Quilotoa Trek to have … More Baños and Cuenca

Quilotoa

From Quito we made our way into the highlands of Ecuador to see some of the country’s highlights. We started with the Quilotoa loop, a walk of 3 days finishing at the Quilotoa lake which lies in an extinct volcano on 3500 meters.  The walk took us through canyons and farmland. In heights where in … More Quilotoa

Cotopaxi 

Cotopaxi is Ecuadors most renowned but not necessarily most active volcano. In any case it definitely offers specials views. Other travelers had recommended the Secret Garden Hostel just outside the national park. We were first unsure due to the relatively high rates but it was definitely worth it. The hostel is easily reached from Quito … More Cotopaxi