We arrived early in the morning in Quito after an absolutely hellish bus journey. We whipped out the guidebook and directed the taxi to one of the hostels we wanted. Unfortunately when we arrived in the hostel they didnt have any rooms available so we decided to walk back to one we had passed a block earlier. That was when the trouble began. As we were walking I felt something soaking through the back of my trousers and just at that moment a man appeared saying t...
Sam and Rory's Big Adventure
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After another lie in we got up and had a little potter around the town as per usual. We sat on the beach with the others for the afternoon and Rory and I made a work of art of a sandcastle! We said goodbye to the girls around 5pm, perfectly coinciding with the waves starting! I reached a seminal moment in my surfing career as for the first time I was out there on my own surfing with the real surfers on the big waves! It was a real rush and I ended up staying out ...
We arrived in MontaÃ±ita mid afternoon after some pretty hair raising driving from the bus driver. We checked into our hostel, which has beds made from bamboo and hammocks, and then just headed straight for the beach. After catching some rays we headed back to the hostel and chilled out for a bit before heading out to dinner. After dinner we went for a wander to sample what the town had to offer in the evenings. We were definitely pleasantly surprised as everyb...
Arrived in Guayaquil this morning, seems like quite a nice city with not really much of interest to do! We have checked into a good hotel as Rory although more or less better is still not firing on all cylinders and isn't ready to slum it! Hopefully heading over to Montanita on the coast tomorrow for some beach and surfing and general relaxation!