2 days in Latacunga

The region around Latacunga is exceptional: volcanoes, laguna, páramo. It should definitely be on your bucket list should you be in Ecuador. What to do in Latacunga? Cotopaxi: Cotopaxi is the second highest volcano in Ecuador (5 897 m). And still considered active! I took an excursion from the Secret Garden Hostel in Quito to go to Cotopaxi for $59 (non negotiable) 1st stop (around … Continue reading 2 days in Latacunga

Santa Marta and Cartagena, Colombia

The Caribbean coast of Colombia is simply a delight : beautiful nature, warm vibe and interesting history! Santa Marta We arrived in Santa Marta directly from the paradisiac island of Providencia close to the Nicaraguan coast. The airport is 18km away from the city but the taxi was not very expensive (30 000 pesos). Bloggers seem not to really enjoy the city, quite busy and not … Continue reading Santa Marta and Cartagena, Colombia