The reason we had been rushing through Colombia and Ecuador was because we had committed to spending 2 weeks helping at a small animal shelter in northern Peru.
Amazingly it’s been 50 days since we landed back in England. Longer than anywhere we stayed during our 16 month trip. Yet it’s felt so quick.
As the smallest country in South America, Ecuador is fairly easy to see extensively. Unfortunately for us though we only had 10 days, so we just chose 2 places – the capital Quito and the city of Cuenca.
We had a lot of travel ahead of us. We had to make our way to Peru in less than 2 weeks for our volunteering, on the way hopefully seeing a bit of Ecuador.
Salento is a small town located in the Zona Cafetera of Colombia.