La Paz to Uyuni Bolivia with a Maniac Driver at Night

  “Oh my gosh” we declare, as our maniac driver weaves in and out of cement barricades at high speed. This is one fearful ride as we head out on our bus to Uyuni to visit the Salt Flats of Bolivia. I am pleased to have woken up feeling pretty well and not nearly as […]

Easter Bunny in Banos – Bus Trip To Guayaquil Ecuador

We wake up on Easter Sunday morning in Banos as we prepare for our bus trip to Guayaquil. Easter Eggs Easter eggs are not readily sold in stores in Ecuador so ‘Easter Bunny’ has had a challenging time. Also, the fact that this single Mum has a child always present as a parent this makes […]

Banos Ecuador Chiva Truck Bus to The Volcano

Banos Ecuador Chiva Truck Bus A Chiva Truck Bus is fun – at least for a single-parent family like ours here in Banos that is. Ours had disco music and flashing lights! We met a lovely couple from Quito and they speak English – thank goodness as we had no idea what was going on. […]

Colonial Town Of Guatavita Colombia – A Lovely Quiet Haven

Colonial Town Of Guatavita We head off early this morning from our noisy hotel in Zipaquira and head a short distance by bus to the colonial town of Guatavita. Time for some peace and quiet. Finding Where To Go In Colombia I did have a brochure of places to visit in the area too, but […]