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 border in Columbia.
Does Cotapaxi actually exist?
Dawn was breaking as we arrived in Cuenca after ten hours on the bus from Piura in Peru.
Vilcabamba is set in a “magical” valley and is famous for its long-living residents and is known locally as the “Valley of Eternal Youth”.
Some of the most beautiful scenery in southern Ecuador is to be found in Parque Nacional de Cajas, 30 kms up into the mountains outside of Cuenca.
Most people stay in Riobamba to take the train to the Nariz Del Diablo ( Devils Nose). As it wasn’t running as the track was being repaired, we decide to take bike ride down Ecuador’s highest volcano.