Getting high on Volcanoes in Cotopaxi, Ecuador

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I wanted to end my time in Ecuador on a high – quite literally. My final little adventure would get me to the highest I’d ever been – the base camp of Cotopaxi. Cotopaxi is one of Ecuador’s most active volcanoes, with it’s highest point sitting just shy of 6,000 metres. It’s also amazingly close to Quito (or even Latacunga …

Vamos a Pululahua

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When you hear about a volcano crater in which people live, you can’t not pay it a visit, right? That place was Pululahua in Ecuador for me. I was imagining your typical volcano, and not comprehending how people could manage to live there – something resembling mines with roads going round and round the inside was what I first pictured. …