Category Archives: Ecuador

Day 108 Into Peru

Day 108 December 9 Pasaje Ecuador to Punta Sal Peru View Larger Map Today was another border crossing day. First we had about 70km to ride from Pasaje through vast banana plantations. The weather seemed to be threatening rain but … Continue reading

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Day 107 Back to Sea Level

Day 107 December 8 Alausi to Pasaje 297km View Larger Map Leaving Alausi on a Sunday, market day Today was a great day of riding the PanAmericana and E59. We originally thought we’d stop in Cuenca for a night but … Continue reading

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Day 106 Finally Some Wildlife

Day 106 December 7 Salinas to Alausi After consulting a lad at the hotel about local roads we set off with the sun shining. We were to backtrack about 15 minutes up the dirt road we arrived on, then turn … Continue reading

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Day 105 A Road less Traveled

Day 105 December 6 Chugchilan to Salinas View Larger Map Continuing on with the Quilota loop we left the Hostel after breakfast to find the Quilota crater lake. Once there we were dismayed to be told to park the bikes … Continue reading

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Day 104 Cloud Forest

Day 104 Quito to Chugchilan Sorry Chugchilan is not on Google maps Today we set out to follow one of the route suggestions from Freedom Bike Rental, the Quilota loop. We opted to take the longer gravel road but first … Continue reading

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