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Ruta de las Cascadas

Biking the route of the waterfalls is one of the universally advertised activities to do while in Baños, and given that bikes only cost $5 a day, who were we to say no. The road starts in town and descends along the river valley leading to Puyo, at the edge …


Baños Town

After our Cotopaxi climb we took some time to relax and explore in Baños. It’s a relatively small town with a beautiful …


Climbing Cotopaxi

Erik has always had a fascination with mountaineering. When I picture climbing a mountain, I think about horrible snow storms, silent plodding …


Santa Cruz Trek

Our main purpose in going to Huaraz was to do some trekking in the high mountains. While I would have loved to …


A Day Hike to Laguna Churup

The first thing we did when arriving in Huaraz was to visit travel agencies to book the Santa Cruz trek, a spectacular …