GringosAbroad Ecuador

Weekly Photo

Beautiful small towns are literally everywhere in the Andes here in Ecuador. Here is an amazing little town called Santa Isabel. Its in the southern part of Azuay province, on the road towards Machala. The town is popular with Cuencanos – there are dozens of hosterias – all with swimming pools, volleyball courts and soccer [...]

While atop El TelefériQo in Quito, I saw this sign. Even if you don’t know Spanish, you can probably tell what this means. Essentially, it says: 4,100 meters altitude – Don’t run or You’ll Die. But actually it just says: Warning. 4,100 meters altitude. Slow. No Running. As if, if you do fall, you’ll free [...]