Ecuador is one of the most diverse countries I've ever visited, all packed into an area of 283,560 square km. If you're looking for a varied trip with time spent in the mountains, the jungle, and on the beach, it's perhaps one of the best (and most budget-friendly) places you can get. You can . . .
My days in Ecuador were pretty memorable. I climbed a mountain over 5000 metres high, did my first multi-pitch rock climb (and a 5.10 at that, something new for me), went snorkelling with sea turtles and did my own mini-tour of historic Cuenca. I visited ruins and drank at microbreweries and tried . . .
So, here I sit at home in Newfoundland. It was a long and exhausting journey to get here (that was stretched from 24 hours to 30 due to flight delays) and I'm still not quite over the missed sleep, but I made it in time for Christmas with my family. Anyway, I've been a little overwhelmed the last . . .
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FqpKQkscVwQ&feature=youtu.be I've been taking loads of videos on this trip, yet I've fallen behind when it comes to actually doing anything with that footage. It's been almost a month now since I was in Baños, but I decided to finally go through my files yesterday. . . .
Deep down, aren't we all a little scared of heights? Not of the heights themselves, but of the idea of actually falling from a great distance. Maybe you're the type of person who goes right to the edge of the cliff, but I bet you'll still have a minuscule feeling of unease when clinging to the tiny . . .