Travelblog SA#12: Loja & Vilcabamba – Ecuador

19th-24th August 2018 The first thing I noticed about Loja was how religious it was. I arrived there on a Sunday and almost everything was closed, apart from the churches which were so cram-packed there were people spilling out from the doorways. One of the only places I could find open was an ice-cream parlour,Continue reading “Travelblog SA#12: Loja & Vilcabamba – Ecuador”

Travelblog SA#11: Saraguro – Ecuador

17th-19th August 2018                                                                                          A common theme within the travelling scene is people striving for encounters along the road they consider ‘genuine’, but the truth is that these days truly authentic experiences can be hard to come by. For almost everything you want to do or see, others have come before you with the same expectation.Continue reading “Travelblog SA#11: Saraguro – Ecuador”

Travelblog SA#10: Cajas National Park – Ecuador

12th-14th August 2018 I am much more kitted out for this trip than my previous ones. I have a tent, camping stove, sleeping bag, and all the other gear needed to go off-grid, but I have hardly used them so far as they are mostly intended for when I reach Patagonia. Until then, there areContinue reading “Travelblog SA#10: Cajas National Park – Ecuador”