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Toacaso, more photos

By | June 13th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador|Tags: , , , , , |

OK, let's do another post on the Toacaso chagra event.  

Chagras Part 3

By | May 31st, 2017|Categories: Ecuador|Tags: , , , , , |

Here is the third part of the photos I took at the Rumipamba event. It was one of my favourite photography moments in Ecuador.  

Chagra

By | May 30th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador, travel|Tags: , , , , |

The official description goes like 'Cabalgada de identidad Ruminahuense'. Location: Sangolqui-Rumipamba. Participants: Chagras de EcuadorĀ aka Cowboys of Ecuador. Event: a two day absolutely down to Earth parade-rodeo and what comes with it. Day one: parade [...]

Post No.484

By | May 15th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador, photography, travel|Tags: , , , , |

Never lower your camera, never quit practicing. I watched a video with a frontline guitar player the other day, yup 3-4 hours practice every day, he said. Why would photography be different? There's always something [...]

Extending tourist visa in Ecuador

By | April 11th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador, travel|Tags: , , , , |

I extended my Ecuador tourist visa in Ibarra. There is a new option of 90 days extension introduced in February 2017. Given the fact that is a smaller city and everything s 5-10 minutes away [...]

Back to Ibarra

By | April 9th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador|Tags: , , |

We crossed the border from Peru and by next day late evening we arrived to Ibarra. It was a long shot but the Ecuadorian roads are getting better and better and driving through the country [...]

Quito and more

By | March 10th, 2017|Categories: Ecuador|Tags: , , |

Ecuador is quite different from Colombia. I would say after Colombia Ecuador feels almost empty. While there is quite a bit of traffic and crowd in Quito, other than that the streets are more quiet. [...]

Colombian prices

By | November 22nd, 2016|Categories: Colombia, travel|Tags: , , |

Not much of a budget statistics guy as sometimes makes no sense, but this time I drew up a list on Colombian prices. It's far from complete but it gives a basic idea of what [...]

Rainy season

By | November 19th, 2016|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , |

While traveling the Pan-Am seems like sooner or later one will catch up with the rainy season. Well, the shortest description I can draw up is 'it rains, then it rains some more'. Sometimes it [...]

Off Leash

By | November 15th, 2016|Categories: Colombia|Tags: , , , , |

We walked around the village few times again today, with Blaze off-leash. The weather was perfect, cloud and sun mix after a rainy night. One more push to take some new photos in the 5x3 [...]