A short distance from Cuenca, we found ourselves in the surprisingly impressive little city of Azogues (elevation: 8,261 ft.; population: 40,000) en route to Riobamba. I frequently find that some towns we pass through (like Azogues, above) make me want […]
Cuenca (or Santa Ana de los Ríos de Cuenca, if you prefer…) was our first overnight stop in Ecuador after spending a month in Peru, and we could already tell on arrival that Ecuador was going to be a whole […]
And now for something a bit different. Lake Titicaca is the highest navigable lake in the world. It’s also home to the Uru-Aymara who live across 44 self-constructed floating islands of reed!