Travel Blogs from Tulcan, Ecuador

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Von Grenzüberschreitungen und einem Friedhof, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Von Grenzüberschreitungen und einem Friedhof

A travel blog entry by doscompletos

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... , dass ich mit meinen himmlisch blauen Kulleraugen am Ende doch ungestraft die Grenze passieren durfte :) Die Einreise nach Ecuador war dann überhaupt kein Problem mehr und nach immerhin sechs Stunden kamen wir in Tulcan, der ecuadorianischen Grenzstadt ...

The Andies 3330m above sea level, Mariscal Sucre, Ecuador travel blog

The Andies 3330m above sea level

A travel blog entry by fia_andreen

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 Could feel the altitude as the bus travelled up the winding roads towards the Colombian border. Beautiful landscape with mountains (volcanoes) and fields on the hillsides. Got off the bus in the town San Gabriel and took a taxi from there via ...

Leaving Ecuador, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Leaving Ecuador

A travel blog entry by marie-line

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... now. The world is small for the traveling souls :)   Hereby I want to add that I definitely highly recommend visiting Ecuador! Comfortable to travel in, a ton of variety, and the giant cherry on the cake, the magical galapagos island, makes it one ...

30 hours on a bus....., Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

30 hours on a bus.....

A travel blog entry by jess2010

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... to help smooth out my spoken Spanish so it was time to move onto Colombia. The route to Bogota was as follows: Quito > Tulcan (Ecuador border town) > Ipales (Colombian border town) > Bogota The next 40 hours would be ..... interesting. The taxi ...

Checkin out the tires, San Gabriel, Ecuador travel blog

Checkin out the tires

A travel blog entry by courtrand

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We woke up in the small little hotel in the center of the town of San Gabriel in Carchil Province in Northern Ecuador.   I think the elevation is somewhere around 10,000 feet, so its a bit chilly in the morning and with some light showers, we pulled ...

Lovely Police!!!, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Lovely Police!!!

A travel blog entry by gordon13

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Ich bin in Tulcan nach ca. 3 Stunden Busfahrt von Quito aus angekommen und wollte hier eigentlich ¨nur¨ über die Grenze nach Kolumbien gehen....sollte nicht länger als ne Stunde dauern der Grenzübergang....naja so dachte ich mirs auf jeden ...

Crossing to Colombia, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Crossing to Colombia

A travel blog entry by itsbob21

... the border when suddenly the bus man shook me wake and told me we had arrived and I had to get off quickly. WE are in Tulcan already I said groggily. Yes he replied. So I was tossed off with my bags on the side of the street. I looked around and realized ...

At nearly 3000 metres, yes it´s cold at 7am!, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

At nearly 3000 metres, yes it´s cold at 7am!

A travel blog entry by 50odd

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17th August 2009 Aruba Hosteria, Valle de Chota, Ecuador (24 usd) Warm and windy Tulcan - Valle de Chote (90 kms) At 0720 this morning it was very cold and beginning to rain, at which point I reminded dave of the conversation we had last night about ...

And another country ........., Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

And another country .........

A travel blog entry by 50odd

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16th August 2009 Hotel Plaza, Tulcan, Ecuador (10 usd) Very cool indeed Pasto - Ipiales (84 kms) Ipiales - Tulcan (7kms) yesterday was a pretty hard day, it went something like this. leave Pasto at 0730 hrs, cycle up for 13 kms, very cold and ...

Ecuador !!, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Ecuador !!

A travel blog entry by garygapyear

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Sad to be saying goodbye to much-loved Colombia but exciting to be entering a new country , the eight on my trip , Ecuador ! So then Colombia review time ... and WOW ! , what an amazing introduction to South America. Before I came to Colombia every ...

best cemetery ever, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

best cemetery ever

A travel blog entry by koyaya

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בעיר גבול זאת שנסעתי אליה אחרי לבטים קשים ...

Retirement, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Retirement

A travel blog entry by vitako

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... 22810;」我有2個巴士站,只要同的士司機講Tulcan 佢就會係邊個,USD 7 ...

Safety first?, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Safety first?

A travel blog entry by themackdaddy

The border between Ecuador and Colombia is not a stable one with only one safe crossing.  It's not safe in the dark, and the road onwards all the way to Popayan prime bandit territory.  As I left Quito after my Spanish course I only ...

Tulcan! Border crossing into Colombia, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Tulcan! Border crossing into Colombia

A travel blog entry by jathomaz

... xing, and the cab driver knew the electoral counts for both Obama and Mccain!  I couldn't believe it.  Here I am in Ecuador, and they are very, very intent on the U.S. Election!  The cabbie knew more about it than alot of Americans back ...

Crash course in South American buses, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Crash course in South American buses

A travel blog entry by didididit

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Since coming to South America, I have had the pleasure or otherwise of travelling on buses for a total of 188hours. So far... Yes, I've been keeping count. Most of these 188hours have been surprisingly enjoyable what with fully reclining seats, air con ...

El primero dia en Carchi:Cervezas, y Conversar, El Ángel, Ecuador travel blog

El primero dia en Carchi:Cervezas, y Conversar

A travel blog entry by losviajes

This Sunday, the whole group set out on a trip to the province of Carchi, Ecuador. We made good time; heading North, we arrived at the hostel in just over four hours. At this point, we couldn't have gone much further before we hit Colombia. The first ...

Otavalo and Stuck at the Border..., Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Otavalo and Stuck at the Border...

A travel blog entry by annamund

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Otavalo is renowned for its Saturday artesania markets - and a good reason to avoid Otavalo on a Saturday if you want to minimise your exposure to other tourists. The markets operate on other days, and though not quite as vibrant, give you the ...

Unable to eat and border towns, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Unable to eat and border towns

A travel blog entry by griffs-on-tour

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... stopping though and we pushed on towards Tulcan eventually reaching it too late to cross the border.  Bizarrely just before Tulcan the landscape suddenly started looking exactly like the part of south Devon we live. Rolling hills with patchworks of ...

Border crossing, Tulcan Ecuador, Ecuador travel blog

Border crossing

A travel blog entry by bevjaytravel

This is where we crossed over into Columbia. ...

3583m above sea lelvel is tooo high for me, El Ángel, Ecuador travel blog

3583m above sea lelvel is tooo high for me

A travel blog entry by nickmask

We got off the night bus at 5 and switched to another, it only took a minute or so for it to arrive and then caught that up el angel, pronouced el ang hil, and got a taxi to a cafe to have breakfast. We then got a ute that had a cabin thing on the back ...

Durmiendo en Tulcan, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Durmiendo en Tulcan

A travel blog entry by andrescflorez

Durmiendo en Tulcan...ciudad de las hamburguesas mas ...

Tulcan, Ecuador, Tulcan, Ecuador, Ecuador travel blog

Tulcan, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by rpferg

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Tulcanm ...

sam, Ipiales, Ecuador travel blog

sam

A travel blog entry by ccchrissie

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The monkeys didn't show for breakfast, elusive still! Made an early start with a pickup into town. Gave the pickup driver strict instructions on how he was expected to drive on the Trampolin del Muerto, but even so was a very tough 3 hours through cloud ...

Quito - Tulcan, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Quito - Tulcan

A travel blog entry by nicolamaldini

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Topiary town, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Topiary town

A travel blog entry by catndeano

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... ve seen before. All the time we wound round and up and down mountain roads with some stunning scenery. At around 2.30pm we arrived into Tulcan and got the usual hassle of taxi's but also taxi's to the border and money changers. We caught a taxi to a hotel ...

A new country, Julio Andrade, Ecuador travel blog

A new country

A travel blog entry by gemandkory

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... working it took about an hour to queue up on each side. Once we had cycled for twenty minutes or so into Ecuador, we arrived into Tulcan and thought it was time for some lunch. We found a place selling Empanadas, which happened to be the first thing ...

Jornada 1. Popayán, Colombia - Tulcán, Ecuador, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Jornada 1. Popayán, Colombia - Tulcán, Ecuador

A travel blog entry by nestune

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... de la tarde: paso del control migratorio de Ipiales en Colombia 21:43 de la noche: paso del control migratorio de Tulcán en Ecuador. Fue tal vez el peor día para pasar la frontera. Había más de 500 personas tratando de pasar el control migratorio, ...

another ugly border town, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

another ugly border town

A travel blog entry by zigpaz

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Crossing the boarder, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Crossing the boarder

A travel blog entry by bbobcola

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Ecuador, Tulcan, Ecuador travel blog

Ecuador

A travel blog entry by carolineandian

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... and black people as well as indigenous. From Otavalo we made for the border at Tulcan and on to Colombia... To see more Ecuador photos click here... ...

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