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May 28, 2014 - Otavalo to Jungle near Misahualli, Ecuador

Monday 26th May 2014 Otavalo to Misahualli, Ecuador (Ecuadorian Jungle) Left Otavalo after breakfast at the hostel and drove back towards Quito. Shortly before we reached the airport area in the north of the city, we turned off and headed into the mountains to the east of Quito. We drove through very green and scenic countryside, over a high pass and then down into the rain forest area and the jungle. We stopped in Misahualli to buy snacks and then at around 2:30pm, headed out towards the eco lodge where we are staying for 3 nights. After...

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Mar 27, 2013 - Week 26 - Cotopaxi, Banos, Misahualli (Ecuador)

Our first day in Latacunga we awoke and ate a lovely breakfast in the hostel courtyard before being picked up by our guide (along with a really weird Dutch guy) for a trip to the south face of Volcan Cotopaxi. The trip started with a 2 hour drive to a refuge at 3,500m with spectacular views over the valley. From there we hiked for about an hour and a half to 4,800m alongside a canyon carved by the lava from previous eruptions. The volcano has destroyed Latacunga 3 times over the years and as a result, the town that was initially founded at...

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