Good morning, Ecuador!

Our last days in Colombia were relatively tranquil but fast-paced. We stopped in Pasto for one night and, apart from seeing an abundance of churches, we didn’t do much. Our main goal here was to exchange our Colombian pesos into dollars. This, of course, went completely “smoothly”. We got a fairly good exchange rate, however,…

End of part I

   Our battered suitcases were piled on the sidewalk again; we had longer ways to go. But no matter, the road is life. – Jack Kerouac I’ve always loved that quote, there’s some sort of magical accuracy to it. Today’s the day. My bags are packed, the apartment is clean(ish), and empty and I get…

The end is nigh

   Today is November 6th, 2016. It’s a peaceful, sunny and hot Sunday. As I’m relaxing in my bed refusing to move and thinking how I can get a smoothie delivered to my door without having to make too much effort, it suddenly hits me that I have 19 days left in Colombia. How has…