When you last left our journey we had been heading away from Quito… our destination was Mindo. While only 23 miles as the crow flies, the road looks like the below and covers 60 miles (2 hours). It turns out mountains and direct routes are not compatible… Sunday started off with lots of packing and […]
Wrapping up Quito*
Our last 2 days in Quito are in the books! Friday we had a slow morning and walked to one of the larger churches in Quito, which happened to be a very short 2 block walk from our apartment. In fact we had a lovely view of if from our bedrooms (yes our $38/ night […]
Yesterday we managed to visit 2 museums (one tiny) and 2 churches with plenty of downtime at the apartment. Still trying to acclimate to our new altitude and life! The National Musuem was quite modern and progressive with well displayed exhibits and some interactive bits. Indigenous culture was prominently portrayed. We saw a temporary show […]
First full day
Today was our first full day abroad and we kept it intentionally slow due to lack of sleep and altitude. We got in late (landed at 10:45 local time but felt an hour later) last night and crashed at a hotel near the airport. We were all a bit amused (kids confused too) to discover […]
And we are off!
Sending this from our first flight! I may be feeling nostalgic already! Watching Good Will Hunting on the plane and drinking Dunkin’.
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