It’s 365 days since we stepped out of our empty London home onto the early morning streets of Peckham and made our way to Rio. Twelve months and twelve countries later, we’re in Mexico with no … [Read more...]
When I think of Ecuador, I remember Vilcabamba, a tiny town where we stayed for a month surrounded by the local conspiracy theorists. Here are some stories from our time there.
Victoria: "What's snake juice? I don't want to drink it if the snake had to be killed."Friend: "Oh no, it's just the venom mixed with alcohol. You can extract that without killing the … [Read more...]
This time last year, our journey was still a dream. I had another couple of months at work, we needed to find tenants for our house and the number 2012 was still synonymous with the Olympics. Now, … [Read more...]
Details Bauhouse Hostel and Bar, Benigno Malo10-31, Cuenca, Ecuador Price $10 for a dorm and $32 for a double. In a nutshell Sleekly designed hipster party hostel and bar for the nocturnal. We … [Read more...]
"There's a lot of that going round – loads of panic attacks," said the long-haired, wiry Californian.His wild-eyed companion peered around nervously before speculating: "They must be interfering … [Read more...]
Travelling in the olden days, by which I mean 10 years ago, used to mean guaranteed internet-free periods. You'd have to seek out a fluorescent-lit hole filled with god-forsaken PCs struggling along … [Read more...]
Details Izhcayluma Hosteria and Spa, Vilcabamba, Ecuador Price $10 for a dorm; $25-45 for a double In a nutshell… In their spot-on words “the luxury of a resort priced for backpackers”. It’s an … [Read more...]