Entering Ecuador – beer, hat purchases and chocolate deprivation

Time for a new country, we arrived at the Ecuadorian border at 2am, not something that would have been safe a few years ago but it was a smooth transition with a police presence to deter potential robbers and kidnappers. Our first destination was Cuenca, an old colonial city that is now a UNESCO heritage … More Entering Ecuador – beer, hat purchases and chocolate deprivation

Santiago de Chile

We’ve arrived in South America! After a 14 hour flight from Madrid we landed in Santiago. It was pretty amazing flying in over the Andes mountain range although the sudden turbulence on descent did make me think of the film ‘Alive’ and I began to eye up the size of my fellow passengers… just in … More Santiago de Chile