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Days in country: 57 Money spent: $5815.88 (daily average $102.03) Distance driven: 2545km/1581miles Longest drive: 378km/235miles Average distance per day: […]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=jfdioverland.com&blog=60929642&post=2437&subd=jfdioverland&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

Stats Ecuador

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Days in country: 57 Money spent: $5815.88 (daily average $102.03) Distance driven: 2545km/1581miles Longest drive: 378km/235miles Average distance per day: 45km/28miles Books read: H=5 D=5 Audiobooks=3 (just started listening while driving, it’s awesome) Beers tried: 22 Distance hiked/ran: 144km/90miles Elevation…
Hello Gorgeous

Exiting Ecuador (not that we wanted to)

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Heather Our next stop would be driving the Quilotoa Loop, a well-known beautiful drive.  Our first day, we didn’t really get it, as the hills and mountains were shrouded in a heavy cloud.  We stopped for the night and it…
Hacienda El Castillo

Ecuador: Land of Chocolate

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It was a long drive out of the Quilotoa Loop. Our original plan was to stop by a chocolate tour, since Ecuador’s chocolate is some of the best in the world, then stop for the night somewhere near the border…
We will be back for you one day, all 6268 meters of you

Summits Not Right

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Dan Lying in the snow after falling for the umpteenth time, I was beginning to get a little frustrated, and to say I hated the fucking crampons that were strapped to my feet was a major understatement. Glancing over to…
Standars? What's a Standars?

Getting High

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Heather We were pretty stoked after the Galapagos and we’re excited to start exploring the Central Valley of Ecuador. Our main goal here was to get acclimated to the altitude and get ourselves ready for some challenging hikes further south.…
King of the Seas

Going Ga Ga for the Galapagos

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Heather Early on in the planning stages we had decided that we would be going to the Galapagos Islands.  Dan had visited them in 2004 and had really enjoyed the experience, he wanted to go back and wanted me to…
Dan We arrived into Ecuador on Heather’s birthday, the day hadn’t got off to a great start. We had to […]<img alt="" border="0" src="http://pixel.wp.com/b.gif?host=jfdioverland.com&blog=60929642&post=2244&subd=jfdioverland&ref=&feed=1" width="1" height="1"/>

Easing into Ecuador

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Dan We arrived into Ecuador on Heather’s birthday, the day hadn’t got off to a great start. We had to do a 30 point manoeuvre to get out of the previous nights parking spot, then the road was closed to …
Welcome

Galapagos with a smile

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< ?xml version="1.0"?> We leave our mobile home alone for two weeks at the Quito airport and make a trip to the Galapagos Islands. As a highlight during his journey around the world the nature researcher Charles Darwin reaches the Galapagos Islands in…
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De paso por Guayaquil

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Nosotros no teníamos mucho interés en pasar por Guayaquil. En un primer momento las ciudades grandes no es lo que buscamos, salvo que puedan tener un interés cultural fuerte, como Cuenca, Quito etc. Guayaquil más bien moderna, e insegura no…
Platano verde - Arepistan - gastronomía Ecuador

¡Verde que te quiero verde!

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Plátanos verdes a la venta en el mercado de Playas – Villamil – Guayas – Ecuador Es lo que deben exclamar la mayoría de los ecuatorianos cuando ven un racimo de plátanos verdes (De esos que se usan para cocinar)…
3 Montañita (3)

¡Sin tetas no hay Montañita!

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Montañita. Destino del que no había oído hablar en mi vida. Siempre que pensaba en Ecuador pensaba en Quito, Guayaquil, volcanes, altitudes, frío… Claro que una sabe que tiene costa, pero de ahí a oír hablar de Montañita… pues por…
San Lorenzo, Manabí

Manta y nuestro intento de ampliar nuestra permanencia en el país

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San Lorenzo, Manabí Saliendo de Canoa para Manta sin tan siquiera catar el oleaje de Canoa. Pero queríamos saber más pronto que tarde con cuánto tiempo contábamos de visa, para ver con cuanto relax nos tomábamos las paradas del camino.…
View of the Andes from Baeza

Oriente and the road of volcanos

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< ?xml version="1.0"?> We leave our nice place at the hotsprings of Jamanco and drive via Baeza to Oriente, the Amazonas lowlands of Ecuador The temperature rises constantly to more than 30 degrees together with high humidity. Our journey ends in Archidona in…
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Pick-Step-Step: Trekking Ecuador’s Cotopaxi

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We drove in silence, too weary to even discuss our destination. We didn’t need to speak, all three of us shared the same torments; legs that felt like jelly from the ascent, throbbing headaches that belittled our worst hangovers, and…

Ecuador

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Ecuador, maart 2015 Het voordeel van Ecuador is dat je -in tegenstelling tot ons vorige land Colombia- overal naar toe kan. Het is een stabiel land en je hoeft geen rekening te houden met een ‘FARC’ of andere groepering. Ecuador…
Cuenca Stadtzentrum

In the middle of the world

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< ?xml version="1.0"?> Before we fly home to Germany we stay a few days in Cuenca to recover from stresses and strains of the last days which were not just uneventfully with a few days staying in a hospital and an armed robbery…

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