I’ve been crossing the equator several times before, but I’ve never actually stood on it until now! Of course it’s big business here, in Spanish even the word “ecuador” means “equator”.
Entries with tag ”ecuador”
"A life-long dream came true this morning, as I stood upon the mountain looking down at Machu Picchu. I felt like some strange mix between Indiana Jones and a small boy, gazing down upon the final treasure of the Incas."
"Not too bad to wash it all down with a local Txakoli, the young white wine typical of the Basque country."
"Not far from Sauternes is the village of Saint-Émilion, also a famous wine region but what got me hooked was their impressive limestone caves."
"Vaduz Castle is overlooking the town from a hill, a short walk from the center. It’s really a postcard view with the alps in the background, which I’m sure the prince enjoys as he sips his morning coffee while towering above his loyal subjects."
"The old Medina is full of fascinating gates and narrow alleys, where I blend in like Moby Dick at a NIN concert."
"One would almost think that all this secrecy was made on purpose to keep the hordes of tourists away. Let them all perish in the crowds of Dubrovnik while the people of Montenegro can enjoy their beautiful country on their own. Or something like that."