Category Archives: Travels 2013

Baños – Adrenaline y diversion por favor

I won´t mention Montañita again, but after the repecharge, I decided to leave the coast and head for the mountains of Ecuador – which was Baños. Baños is a common stop on the backpacker Gringotrail and it is know for many for its beautiful setting, many adrenaline inducing activities, hot springs and waterfalls. I went […]

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Detox time – Ayampe and up the coast to Canoa

After 14 days in Montañita it was time to get out and away. While staying in Montañita I did some day trips to other small towns nearby. One of them is called Ayampe, and it is located 40 minutes north of Montañita by bus. A real rough diamond of a beach town located on the […]

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Ecuador, Montañita (Sin City)

It has been a while since I took the time to write about my experiences here in South America – I have been surfing a lot, had a little bit of party and been a bit lazy at the same time. It is now 6 weeks ago since I left Ecuador for returning to Peru, […]

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This was what went through my head when getting a decent wave at El Faro – Pacasmayo, Peru

A couple of weeks ago a big swell for the south-west pacific hit the whole american continent from south to north resulting in good waves all along the coast. For this swell I took some days of from surfing in Lobitos in the north of Peru, and went with the night bus for 8 hours […]

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We rode at dawn – 6 hours later my testicles were “sensitive”

I´m not a cowboy –  though after getting to the mountains I have been having a great urge to ride something – be it a llama, pig, donkey, cow or horse. To make it easy, my travelling companion and partner in crime  – Nathalie from USA/Austria – and I agreed to go horseriding in the […]

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Pumping Iron – Muscle Beach, Ecuador

This is how you pump the IRON.

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Olas de Ecuador

Small waves and warm water of Ecuador.  

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The world in black and white with grain

 

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Easter eggs in Pacasmayo

My good friend Alvaro suggested a trip up north from Lima to the little surf town of Pacasmayo and the sometimes endless Point break of El Faro. After a 12 hour bus ride from Lima we arrived Thursday morning. The ocean turned out to be almost flat, but we kept our spirits up with tabletennis […]

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Bizarre ancient Peruvian pottery

The ancient peruvian Mochica culture (http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Moche_(culture)) knew sex in any form was important for a viable society and they weren’t afraid to depict it in their pottery… Enjoy.

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