rainbow mountain in photos


With a maximum altitude of over 5000m, this 6 hour hike was intense. Rainbow Mountain, known locally as Vinicunca, is everything and more that you see in the many photos of it. The hike both to and from this ‘highlight’ was unexpectedly incredible, with colours appearing and disappearing as the light changed. I took so […]

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the quilotoa loop in photos


The Quilotoa Loop is an independent, multi-day village-to-village hike based around the Quilotoa, about 4 hours by bus from Quito (Quito>Latacunga>Quilotoa). Though many people visit Quilotoa Crater on a day trip, I can highly recommend doing at least an overnight on the loop. There is so much to see in the surrounding area. After staying […]

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