Category Archives: Ecuador

Day 103 Dave vs. the Volcano

Day 103 December 4 Quito Today we rode as far as we could up the side of the Guagua Pichincha volcano. We managed to make it to 14,800 feet up a steep dirt road. It was an absolutely stunning ride … Continue reading

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Day 102 Middle of the World

Day 102 December 3 San Gabriel to Quito Today was exceptional because I reached a key milestone, the Equator! This monument was constructed about 7 years ago to mark the exact spot of the equator. The imaginary line itself is … Continue reading

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Day 101 Get Me to the Church on Time

Day 101 December 2 Laguna La Cocha to San Gabriel Ecuador After a very cold night we got going at our usual 9AM. The air was crisp and it looked like rain so we prepared for the worst. The road … Continue reading

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Day 99 Don’t Mess With the FARC

Day 99 November 30 San Augustin to El Bordo View Larger Map After consulting maps, the Canadian embassy travel advisories, and some advice from locals we decided on a route. Apparently the area south of San Augustin is considered dangerous … Continue reading

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