Does Cotapaxi actually exist?
It took us three days to travel down from Vilcabamba in Ecuador to the mountain town of Chachapoyas in Northern Peru famed for Kuelap, the mountain top fortress of the Chachapoya civilisation.
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.
Our plan for today is to follow the old Inca pathways from Tambo Machay to Sacsayhuaman to visit the many Inca sites in the hills just above Cusco.
The UNESCO World Heritage City of Colonia del Sacremento is small but very picturesque town on the banks of the River Plate across from Buenos Aires .
The bus ride from Salto through Uruguay is reminiscent of England – rolling hills and lots of cows. we are on our way to the capital city of Uruguay, Montevideo