The small town of Banos is famous for the Devils Cauldron, an immensely powerful waterfall with a beautiful staircase built for… well we aren’t entirely sure! That said it sure made for a good picture. Leaving the rain of Cotopaxi we thought we might be able to find some nice weather in Banos as it’s … Continue reading The Devils Cauldron and Into Peru
It’s fair to say that we hadn’t really planned our seasons well going through this whole trip. Having passed through the south of Mexico in what was basically rainy season we thought ‘right, that gets rainy season out of the way!’. Unfortunately this absolutely was not the case - as it turns out the rainy … Continue reading Wild Weather in Ecuador
The trampoline of death (Trampolina del Muerte) is an infamous road in the south of Colombia. Trampoline because it’s so bumpy it feels like your car is on a trampoline, and death because… well.. yeah it’s dangerous! Nonetheless we’d heard it wasn’t the worst road in the world and as long as we took it … Continue reading Nasty Roads and Easy Borders!
What a dream to have the van back! Having spent the night in a hotel car park it was time to get some mileage under our belt, as the whole affair at the port had taken more time than we’d anticipated. On our first day we got right back into the stride of things by … Continue reading Shooting through Colombia