The Amazon Rainforest

A four day jungle trip to the Amazonas seemed to be a great idea to finish our Ecuador visit. From Quito it took an eleven hours bus drive to the Cuyabeno Natianal Park and a three hour canoe ride to the Guacamayo Eco Lodge. Caymens, anacondas,10 species of monkeys, over 530 species of birds and…

Shark Explorers

After 7 days we have just got off the Humboldt Explorer and have to say that a cruise in the Galapagos is the perfect way to see so many amazing creatures that call this place home.                         Before we sailed to the most northern…

Journey to middle earth

Montanita is a small costal town in the south of Ecuador and was our first stop after crossing the border from Peru. In the 60’s it was a hippie town and over the decades it became a popular destination for surfers from around the world. Its also called ‘Little Amsterdam’ for for its tolerance of…

On the Road

We are back after our Christmas and New Year break and since Machu Picchu we have travelled along the coast up to the north of Peru. Our first stop along the coast was in Pisco which is famous for its national drink, the Pisco Sour. The drink is made of grape brandy, egg white, sirup…