Ecuador: Surfing paradise, Canoa

Canoa is a cute little fishing and surfing village on the Pacific coast. To get there from Quito, I took a Reina Del Camino night bus to arrive to the beach the next morning. The ticket cost $10 and the bus left the terminal close to La Mariscal at 10:45 pm. The road was supposed…

Ecuador: Quito and Otavalo market

1.5 hours and $290 USD later, I arrived to Quito from Medellin, Colombia with Taca Airlines. The night before I left Colombia, I made arrangements to stay at Vibes Hostel in La Mariscal, which is an area also known as Gringolandia. Its trendy bars and posh restaurants caters to both QuiteΓ±os and western tourists. Β You…