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„Dolphins, Dolphins!!!“ – Galápagos Teil III

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Donnerstag – Punta Cormorant, Corona Diablo und Post Office Bay (Isla Floreana) Morgens landeten wir an der Punta Cormorant der Isla Floreana nass an, nachdem wir eine Gruppe Blaufußtölpel aus nächster Nähe beobachtet hatten. Bei der Landung platschte ein sehr…
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Church of the Bandidos

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Remember how great it was getting up every Sunday morning to get ready for church? Yeah, me neither. Me and my brother would make up every kind of excuse not to go…”Dad’s not going”, “I have to go on a…
Auf dem Weg zum Kicker Rock

Schnorcheln mit Schildkröten und Seelöwen – Galápagos Teil II

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Dienstag – Kicker Rock, Cerro Baccha und Isla Lobos (Isla San Cristóbal) Am Montagabend hatten wir Puerto Ayora verlassen und waren über Nacht in Richtung der östlichsten Insel des Archipels, Isla San Cristóbal, geschippert. Schon früh morgens konnte man aus…
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Schiff ahoi! – Galápagos Teil I

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Wir sind zurück von den Galápagos-Inseln und einer traumhaften Woche. Eine einzigartige Tierwelt, beeindruckende Erlebnisse, ein schönes Schiff und eine sehr nette Reisegruppe – wir sind mehr als zufrieden! In der Lastminute-Suche hatten wir uns für eine Kreuzfahrt auf der…
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Quito und Umgebung

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Kilometerstand Anfang: Mitad del Mundo (Ecuador): 20.073 km Ankunft: Pifo bei Quito (Ecuador): 20.245 Gesamtetappe: 172 km  Nachdem wir in Mitad del Mundo Nordhalbkugelluft geschnuppert hatten, ging es zurück auf die Südhalbkugel. Wir waren uns nicht sicher, ob wir am…
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Plaza de Ponchos

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The oldest market in Ecuador and one of the biggest in South America is in the Plaza de Ponchos, Otavalo. This is the square in the center of the market, which overflows into neighboring streets in every direction and takes…
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Im Zentrum der Welt: Mitad del Mundo

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Kilometerstand Anfang: El Carmen (Ecuador): 19.887 km Ankunft: Mitad del Mundo (Ecuador): 20.073 km Etappe: 186 km Wir hatten also die Küste verlassen und waren in Richtung der ecuadori-anischen Hauptstadt Quito unterwegs. Unser Weg führte uns kurz vor Quito das…
The superbowl party at our house in Cuenca. (Clockwise from center left: Melanie & Justin,

Travels in Southern Ecuador with Friends

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After returning to Cuenca we met up with our friends Melanie and Justin (FB page: “Lost in the Americas”) where we shared an apartment with them for a week. We’re both headed to Peru so we have decided to travel…
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The End of Vacation

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Rice. Beans.Tortillas. Beer. Rice. Beans. Tortillas. Beer. Rice. Beans…..Fried Chicken….Beer…. It’s two months into our trip and this diet has been on repeat for weeks. For anyone that’s travelled in Latin America, you may know what it feels like to…
We did a day trip to Puyo (in the jungle) by bus where we visited a monkey reserve and learned a little about medicinal plants

Monkeys, Vicuñas and Snow-covered Volcanoes

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We spent another four days near Baños, staying with Sue and Marc at their campground about 20 minutes down the valley from town. Their place, Pequeña Paraiso, is set in a cloud forest with lots of birds. Marc is, among…
Wev'e been trying to figure out the difference between llamas, vicuñas, and alpacas. So far we've decided that vicuñas are smaller and less scruffy looking than their cousins.  Their long slender neck is an easy way to identify them.

Volcanoes and Waterfalls in Ecuador

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We left Salinas and drove across a high plateau toward Parque Nacional Chimborazo. In what was becoming a pattern, we were supposed to be staring straight at the Chimborazo volcano for the whole drive, but all we saw was fog,…
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Exploring the central highlands of Ecuador

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After sending Henry and Kathy back to the Land of Good Beer (aka the good ole’ US of A) we had two weeks before our apartment rental expired. We enjoyed spending time with Rick and Leticia, our friends from California.…
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On the way to Ecuador

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< ?xml version=”1.0″?>A week before Christmas we have recovered from our upset stomach and drive from Huanchaco further North. On our way are the archeological excavations from Sipan. The grave-find in 1987 was one of the most spectacular finding…
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Auf dem Weg nach Ecuador

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Eine Woche vor Weihnachten haben wir unsere Magenprobleme auskuriert und fahren von Huanchaco aus weiter gen Norden. Die Straße ist endlos und links und rechts ist nichts als trostloseWüste.Auf unserem Weg liegen noch die Ausgrabungsstätten von Sipan. Der…
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Quito

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Deixamos Rio Verde no dia 07/01/15 pela Ruta de las Cascadas a caminho de Quito, a capital do Equador. Ainda dormimos uma noite em Tena pois apesar das distâncias não serem tão grandes, a estrada serpenteia por vales e montanhas,…
Pin your disappointments on these guys, add a little gasoline, and watch it all go up in flames.

Burning Away the Evils of 2014

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Each New Year’s eve, Ecuadorians get a stuffed doll and pin all of the bad stuff that happened in the previous year to the doll and then light it on fire. The idea is that you’re getting rid of all…
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A Avenida dos Vulcões

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No dia 02/01/15 saímos de San Antonio para seguir sentido Sul pela Avenida de los Volcanes, nome dado pelo cientista Alexander Von Humboldt ao vale interandino do Ecuador que se extende por mais de 300 km de comprimento e 50…
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Christmas in Cuenca

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Thanks very much to all of our loyal followers! We hope you had a great Christmas and wish you all the best for the new year. Without further ado, here’s how we spent our Christmas in Ecuador.The big Christmas…
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Galapagos

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The Galapagos island are famous for its enormous biodiversity. Is it one of the place on earth with the highest level on endemism, for instance 97% of the reptiles are found nowhere else. Due to its remoteness most animals are…

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