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Category: Ecuador

June 30, 2012


It took us over 8 hours to get to Cuenca from the coast. It was a horribly planned trip, we didn't eat anything because we thought we would have time in Guayaquil… no such luck. We got into town a little after 10 at night so we took a cab to the first hotel in […]

June 25, 2012

Whale Watching

We just moved to an ocean-front room in Ayampe, might stay here for a while. Just before sunset, we saw a rainbow and four humpback whales breach! Amazing!

June 25, 2012


We decided to head back north to a town called Ayampe. It’s in between Puerto Lopez and Montañita. There isn’t much here… just a few hostals, one store, and a couple restaurants . The beach is so peaceful and  there are green stones I can’t say I’ve ever seen before.  This is the cheapest place […]

June 25, 2012


Montañita is an interesting place… Let me start off by saying… I’m glad we are no longer there.   It reminds me of Rosarito, Mexico back when people used to go there for spring break… 7-8 years ago.  Don’t get me wrong we enjoyed great live music and good food… But it just wasn’t my scene.  […]

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