It was a brief run through Ecuador that took us to three of it’s well-know gems: Quito, Banos and Cuenca. It was Cuenca that really drew us in, an easy paced city with a warming centre.

 

Colombia - Ecuador Border

The pack mule – my job for most of the trip

Northern Ecuador

The countryside of Ecuador on our way to Quito

Northern Ecuador

The sun set as we start to approach Quito

Banos Toffee

Now he’s flicking it back onto the hook for more stretching

Banos Toffee

One of the toffee lads stretching it for all it’s worth

Guinea Pig

Plenty there for the taking

Guinea Pig

Roasting up the guinea pig over coals

Guinea Pig

About to tuck into guinea leg

Banos Market

Cel hanging about the food market

Banos Town View

Looking down onto the town of Banos

Banos Town View

Cel taking a break on her way back down the hill

Banos Town View

Sun sets over Banos

Banos Town Plaza

The town Plaza

Cuenca

Cel leaping off a rock and engulfing herself in scarf

Cuenca

The new cathedral in Cuenca, massive!

Cuenca

Couldn’t help myself, had to get floral

Cuenca

Chilling in one of the many plazas of Cuenca

Cuenca

Cuenca fountain

Cuenca

Local artists set on this wall in a big way

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