Category Archives: Ecuador

Quito Ecuador

Quito Ecuador

So I’ve really been procrastinating writing about Quito.  I wanted to make sure I put my thoughts into exactly the right words.  The city was recently listed as number 16 in TripAdvisor’s Top 25 Destinations in South America. So what are the right words to say about Quito? Stay Away From Quito!!! At least that’s… Continue Reading

Banos, Ecuador; my favorite stop

Banos, Ecuador; my favorite stop

Reaching Banos Ecuador Needless to say, I was a bit worn out after my speed trip through Guayaquil.  I was really looking forward to these rumored natural hot springs and breathtaking views.  But my trip to Banos was not off to the cleanest start.  About two hours into my trip, I was posting to my… Continue Reading

Speed Tour of Guayaquil, Ecuador

Speed Tour of Guayaquil, Ecuador

Guayaquil, Ecuador was unique from most of my experiences. I had met several people from Guayaquil while I was in Atacames.  One of the girls that I met insisted on being my personal tour guide through the city.  I thought this would improve my experience, and in some ways it did.  Of course, in other… Continue Reading

Visiting Atacames Ecuador, A Much Needed Break

Visiting Atacames Ecuador, A Much Needed Break

Arriving in Atacames Ecuador After the week I’d had going through Quito, Santo Domingo de los Colorados, and Esmeraldas, arriving in Atacames Ecuador was a much needed breather.  Atacames is a peaceful beach town with friendly people that seem to outnumber the bars by about three. I arrived in Atacames after getting lost and confused… Continue Reading

Screwing Myself in Esmeraldas Ecuador

Screwing Myself in Esmeraldas Ecuador

If Ecuador was a giant craphole, Esmeraldas was the steamiest turd. Not that all of Ecuador was bad, but most of it wasn’t good.  I headed out of Santo Domingo de los Colorados on a bus heading to Esmeraldas.  This leg of the journey was planned to visit someone who had reached out to me… Continue Reading