Crossing Borders: From Ecuador to Colombia

My time in Ecuador this time was short, but it was quite well spent discovering a new city: Cuenca. Charming, full of pretty sights and warm people, Cuenca was an unexpected surprise. Having already visited Ecuador, I was eager to discover Colombia. So eager that I booked yet another overnight bus to the border. The bus ride from…

My 48 Hours in Cuenca – Ecuador

“Plans change”… That is the motto of many longterm backpacker travellers who many times have had to adjust plans and travel routes for different reasons. From staying with that pretty cool group of people we’ve met in a certain city, to a break up while on the road forcing us to reroute, one thing is certain,…

Crossing Borders: From Peru to Ecuador

Crossing borders by land in South America is far from straightforward. The bustle of border towns and cities is sometimes overwhelming, without counting the scams or robberies perpetrated by some shameless individuals. The information found on the internet, especially for the Peru-Ecuador border, is also sometimes outdated and unclear…so the question is: Why are we even doing…