Monthly Archives: April 2011

Coping with Cartagena, Columbia (Corinne)

I should have known better! I had been secretly dying for some heat and to see the sea again all through Ecuador so I was looking forward to being on the Carribean Coast for quite a few weeks! There was … Continue reading

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Finding the Angels in Medillen, Columbia! (Corinne)

We had been warned about Medellin, drug capital of the world, deaths and gun wars a common occurrence. However, there was no avoiding it as the journey was too much to make in one day to Cartagena. Interestingly, I liked … Continue reading

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The Fat Sculptures (Sean)

During our stay here in Medellin, Columbia we have come across many interesting things, such as the Interactive Science Museum, Casa Blanca (which is the hostel we are staying at, and one of the best hostels here in the city), and the trains which run … Continue reading

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Exiting and Entering (Corinne)

Leaving Ecuador It was time to leave Otavalo, Ecuador. We could prolong it no longer! We enjoyed our last breakfast at Riviera Sucre and said goodbye to James and the lovely staff who had entertained our children for days on … Continue reading

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Park Condor (Sean)

Yesterday, my family and I decided to go to a place on the hill called “Parque Condor” which means Condor Park. Park Condor is where they look after different types of birds, such as the snowy white owl off Harry … Continue reading

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Meeting “The Spirit of the Lake” (Corinne)

It’s funny how things work out. We were told that there were a few Lakes around Otovalo that were well worth a visit. One was an easy 10 minute bus trip away, which I expected we would probably do as … Continue reading

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Juicy and Juddy, Tena (Lara)

We arrived at Yurapamba Jungle Resort from Banos.  To get to Tena we went on two buses, we had to go downhill. I felt hot and sticky when I got there. So we went in the pool. After I got … Continue reading

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Our Time In Otavalo (Sean)

We are still in Ecuador with only a few days left here. On Tuesday we leave this lovely country and head off on a bus to Columbia. Right at this moment we are enjoying the cute town of Otavalo and … Continue reading

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Yurapamba Jungle Resort, Tena (Corinne)

We had a fantastic time at Yurapamba Jungle Resort in Tena. It’s only two years old and owned by a great couple, Martin from The Netherlands and Lauren his lovely American wife!  They met here in Ecuador, fell in love, … Continue reading

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Otavalo Arrival (Braden)

It was night when we arrived in Otavola at the bus stop, so it was pitch black. Then we decided to catch a taxi to our Hotel called Hotel Riveria Sucre. We took one small taxi – that’s a record … Continue reading

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