Monthly Archives: juli 2013

Cockfighting in Mancora

After Ecuador I returned to Peru and with a great appetite for waves and relatively warm weather I decided to stay in the North region called Piura.  One of the best and most consistent areas for surf in Peru are called Lobitos, which is within 2 hours of the town on the Gringotrail called Mancora. […]

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Quilotoa loop – hiking, horseriding and more

The Quilotoa loop is a popular hiking route in the Ecuatorian Andes mountains south of Quito. The hiking starts out in the sleepy little village of Quilotoa which is located in 3800 meters altitude and mostly known for its beautiful laguna, which is a lake created in a crater of an old volcano. The total […]

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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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