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Jan 7, 2012 - Tim: Guayaquil - Quito - Tulcan, Ecuador

1-5-12 TH I made it to Quito late last night, it took 11 hours. (The guide book said 2 1/2 to Ovedo, then 5 1/2 to Quito.) The scenic ride was rainy and foggy. What I could see was pretty impressive though. I am ready to head to the border town of Tulcan. I´ll check in when I get there. 1-6-12 F I thought that I was having problems until I read what had happened to you guys! It has been raining since you left. The 5 hour trip here (Tulcan) took about 8 hours. I arrived after dark and walked around in the rain for an hour trying to find a...

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Oct 6, 2005 - Tulcan

Well, after a couple nights in otavalo of relaxing and recovering and waiting for some good weather we decided to hop back on the road...it started out as a great day with a little climb followed by almost 50 kilometers of downhill....unfortunetly we had the wind against us so as we were passing through semi's and hauling ass down into the valley we weren't going our full potential....all this downhill came to an abrubt stop as we finally hit the other side of the valley and had to start climbing...and i mean some serious climbing up...

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Apr 4, 2005 - Colombia: Ipiales - Ecuador/Colombia border

Another ridiculously early start saw us taking a 6am bus to the Colombia/Ecuador border. Like nearly all of the buses in Colombia, this one was super comfy and it was a really lovely relaxed journey along the Pan Americana, passing through stunning scenery and mountains that got bigger and valleys that got deeper with a deep gorge that ran all the way along. For the very first time on one of the bus journey¿s in Colombia, the bus was stopped by the military and the guys were body searched and the women's bags were searched. The whole thing...

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