Category Archives: Ecuador

Books we liked: Ecuador

“Measuring the World” by Daniel Kehlmann (German: “Die Vermessung der Welt”) “The Queen of Water” Laura Resau “The Mapmakers Wife” by Robert Whitaker (German: “Die Frau des Kartographen”) Galapagos: “My Fathers Island” by Johanna Angermeyer “Floreana” Margret Wittmer (German: “Postlagernd … Continue reading

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Guadalupe, Chinchipe

Oh how great if felt to be on the road again, adios Cuenca. Refrigerator, fuel tank and water tank full, we headed toward the little town of Guadalupe in the Yacuambi valley in the southeast of Ecuador. This little town has … Continue reading

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Adios Cuenca!

Our truck has held up really well and we are happy with it and the XP Camper it hauls around. But it needed some attention and we found a shop (Tecnicentro Chicago) in Cuenca whose owners, two brothers, are US trained mechanics … Continue reading

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Cuenca days

Well, we are taking a break in Cuenca. We are not really city people and usually spend very little time in towns or other large metropolitan areas. We love quiet spots in nature, fresh air, endless vistas and birds singing. We like little … Continue reading

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Watch “Quilotoa harvest” on YouTube

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Chimborazo to Cuenca

Chimborazo is over 6000 m high and beautiful with its snow-covered peaks. During our stay at Chinipamba it beckoned us every day. Longtime considered as the highest mountain on the planet, Chimborazo was dethroned by the Himalayan and Peruvian peaks. … Continue reading

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Hola Ecuador

Ecuador, land of  volcanos. “The spine of the Andes” runs through the middle of the country and crosses the equator. To the east the land drops off to the Amazonian jungle, to the west to the fertile lowlands and the … Continue reading

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