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... from the town of Baños, where I currently am staying, into Puyo, the gateway to the Amazon. We passed dozens of waterfalls, hiked through the green (and I mean GREEN!) hills, and rode our bikes with jaws dropped as we saw eagles soar overhead and watched the landscape of the hills change as we got deeper into the jungle. All of that beauty was free! Another way to skirt higher cost tourist-traps is to do things on your own. A week ago ...
... alluded an extraterrestrial sense. We stayed for an hour and left just as the wind and clouds became unbearable to enjoy the majestic scenery. Those views will be unforgettable. Unforgettable could describe our next morning too. Our bus to Quito left at 1, and Maggie began feeling ill that morning. On the taxi ride to the bus station was when she threw-up for the first time. This, we assumed, cleared her system, but then the bus ...
... maybe it was the drink!!
The Chiva drops us back in town and we return to the hostel. The town is a bit quieter tonight, probably as it's a weekday, but silence isn't permitted in Ecuador and rubbish trucks go around collecting the rubbish whilst blasting out a tune that would be right at home on an ice cream van. This is backed up by car alarms that are permanently going off, which in turn sets off the dogs barking! Our ear plugs are getting a lot of use in ...
... pointed to the other side of the road where another bus was parked up, so we headed over.
I say we headed over, but it was more like a game of Frogger, trying to dodge the never ending traffic to get to the central reservation, to then try and get across the otherside. When we got there the bus was indeed going to Baņos and as soon as we boarded the bus left. The bus seemed to be in a hurry, they all are, and whilst we have had plenty of dodgy bus drivers before I don't ...
... to some festival with her new found best friends! Maybe I shouldn't judge, I might try it one day and join a circus the next. So on meeting Stephen from Ireland we decided that we would make a dash for the Ecuadorian border and try to reach Otavalo the next day. I would be a long day but there wasn't much to stop for on route. The first part of our journey involved a 5 hour drive to Pasto along a road called the trampoline of death. It is a spectacular road, clinging to ...
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