The journey into Lima was breathtaking. Hugging the road cut impossibly into sandy cliffs, we were afforded with an unbelievable view.
Our decision process for Trujillo was little more than asking a few people in Colan what they thought of it – we’d just picked it because it seemed like a convenient location. Luckily, everyone recommended it.
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.