Ecuador

  • Quito's charming Plaza de la Independencia.

    Photo Friday: Our Groovy Day Exploring Beautiful Quito, Ecuador

    There are a few cities (that will remain nameless for the time being) where we’d just rather not go back. Beautiful Quito, Ecuador, though is definitely not among them. We’d go back to Quito in a heartbeat! It is very much a beautiful place, but beyond that we fell in love with the history, the culture, the food, the vibe and particularly the friendliness and warmth of its people.

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  • TFTR Sidetracked: Let’s Climb the Cotopaxi Volcano! Or… Not…

    TFTR Sidetracked: Let’s Climb the Cotopaxi Volcano! Or… Not…

    So after a full day exploring Quito, we decided to head south of the city in search of adventure on the slopes of Cotopaxi, the world’s second highest active volcano. Not that we had any dreams or delusions whatsoever of being able to actually hike to the summit on foot – which many, very well trained and very fit people do every year. Nope.

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  • TFTR Top Ten: Awesome Stuff to Do, See and Taste in Quito

    TFTR Top Ten: Awesome Stuff to Do, See and Taste in Quito

    Our visit to Ecuador’s beautiful capital city only lasted a couple of days, so we unfortunately weren’t in town for long. But we were certainly in Quito long enough to fall in head over heels […]

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  • VIDEO: Kicking Off an Amazing Adventure in Ecuador!

    VIDEO: Kicking Off an Amazing Adventure in Ecuador!

    Whew! What a ride it’s been so far! And with our incredible Antarctic adventure (sadly) behind us now – it’s time to head north in search of another adventure. And we’re excited to say that this time we’ll be enjoying (much) warmer climes. Not that we have anything at all against ice and snow and penguins and icebergs and such…

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