Latin America · Travel

Ecuador: Shrunken heads, panama hats, and standing in the middle of the world

Would you like to learn how to make your very own shrunken head? It might get you in prison, but if you want to learn, read on… I am now in Cuenca. I am lost for words to describe this city. Every corner is a surprise: a marvel of Spanish colonial architecture that feels like… Continue reading Ecuador: Shrunken heads, panama hats, and standing in the middle of the world

Latin America · Travel

Quito: Quite a Delight

Now in Quito. Had a booking at a TERRIBLE hostel (Secret Garden Hostel) for $10 per person per night for a double room with a common loo (highly recommended by all the guidebooks) filled with noisy, rude people. I over heard one of them talk about how, “And I said, I´m not moving from here… Continue reading Quito: Quite a Delight