Cotopaxi Ecuador Landscape

And so it ends – Quito to Cuenca and back again.

Quito - Machachi - Cotopaxi- Latacunga - Baños - Riobamba - Alausí- Chunchi - El Tambo/Ingapirca - Cuenca - Quito We were in Quito for the Christmas and New Year period, looking after 2 lovely dogs in their luxury apartment thanks to TrustedHousesitters (get a 25% Discount here btw #yourewelcome) which was perfect for a bit of …

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Volcan Antisani

Ecuador, the story so far…

Nueva Loja - Lumbaqui - El Reventadora - Santa Rosa - Baezes - Papallacta - Casa de Ciclistas - Quito We rolled on and into our 10th country, Ecuador, which like Colombia in only a couple of days cycling can offer a mix of Amazonian jungle, forested mountains, snowy volcanoes, mist and murk and dry, …

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Beyond Medellin and on to Ecuador: the rollercoaster cranks up another gear (if rollercoasters have gears…)

El Retiro - La Pintada - Filadelphia - Manizales - Chinchina - Santa Rosa thermals - Salento - Calarcá - Cajamarca - Rovira - San Luis - Saldania - La Victoria - Villavieja - Desierto Tatacoa - Nieva - Gigante - Santa Ana Leaving Medellin after a restful week of urban living with Bruce and …

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Surly troll

The Ultimate Kit List continued – our (infamous and fabulous) bikes…

These kit list titles are tongue-in-cheek you know that right?! Although, having said that, it is a biggie this one: You’re going on a cycling adventure? You’re going to want a bike that’s right for you. Here’s what works for us, it may work for you too or at least give you a good starting …

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The Ultimate – very special and highly unique – Cycle Touring Kit List(s) of joy…

We HAD to do it! Yes, yes, every cycle-tourer does a kit list and we all think we’re special... SPOILER: they’re all preeeeeetty similar - although, did you see our 5 things you wouldn’t expect in our panniers? Anyway, here’s our list - there are a few bits that we may now ditch having done …

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