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View of trees and cherry blossoms in Plaza Grande, Quito
Travel South America

Should You Go To Quito?

Quito. 6:30 pm. July 21st, 2017.  ‘Is there anywhere to eat nearby? I asked the receptionist upon check-in. ‘Yes, in the square about 100m away, but you shouldn’t go out alone,’ he replied in a serious tone. ‘What? Why?’ I demanded in frustration. After…

October 16, 2017
View of the border crossing at Rumichaca, Colombia-Ecuador
Travel South America

Getting to Ecuador and Back from Colombia

During the summer of 2017, I spent five weeks in Colombia and Ecuador. To be frank, I loved Colombia so much that I really debated whether I would go to Ecuador at all. Although I have a friend in northern Ecuador, flights from Bogota…

August 30, 2017