The Corpus Christi fiesta of Pujilí in Cotopaxi Province, is famous right across Ecuador. But it is relatively unknown to tourists outside of the country.
Destinations in South America: all of our dare2go-posts are grouped here by the countries we have visited during our overland travel.
Ingapirca is often called the most famous Inca site of Ecuador. But it is so much more. The local Cañaris take great pride in their heritage at this site.
La Selva occupies 60% of Peru – yet it’s not on the tourist radar. We travelled overland through a large part of this section of the Amazon rainforest.
The city and region of Cajamarca are historically very important. It was home to numerous pre-Columbian cultures, and the last Inca king was killed there by the Spaniards.
In this large gallery we have collected 40 photos of the very unique hat styles you will see all through Peru and Bolivia. Many of these hats really amused us.
The sarcophagi of Karajia, in the North-East of Peru, are a fascinating example of the cliff burial sites of the mysterious Chachapoya people.
Often bypassed by travellers, it’s actually worth stopping at Lambayeque in northern Peru to visit its two captivating museums and many archaeological sites!
We are happy with the space our Berta offers. Only when I have to drive a road so narrow that the wheels touch the edge on both sides I wish I could shrink her.