Famed for its Saturday artisans and animal markets, Otavalo fills up at weekends with vendors from far and wide including a few from across the
Does Cotapaxi actually exist?
Dawn was breaking as we arrived in Cuenca after ten hours on the bus from Piura in Peru.
Time to leave the mountains and head down to Trujillo on the coast.
This must be one of the most spectacular day hikes in the Cordillera Blanca.
Leaving on a long trip such as this is always a case of mixed emotions, excitement, anticipation of the unknown etc.