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Brian's Cayambe-Coca Trek

I hiked part of the trek on our Ecuador Adventure trip and visited the village of Oyacachi too.

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Brian Morgan
Today we hike along the edge of the lake until meeting up with a couple of jeep tracks. As we follow the jeep tracks, we descend from the high altitude paramo toward the lush green cloudforest around …
A bizzare plant that the locals refer to as a wild onion
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Brian Morgan
We get up at the crack of dawn, eat a breakfast of toast, jam, scrambled eggs and juice and get on our way. An hour drive brings us to the trail head and we begin what is essentially Day 2 of our …
Recent missionaries brought a new church & new architecture
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Brian Morgan
After a relaxing breakfast where Betty made sure to serve my favorite tropical fruit juice - maracuya - Marcelo and I load into his van and head out. We pick up Jascivan, our outfitter for the trek, …
Our intrepid travelers - Marcelo, me, Jascivan, and Hamilton
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Brian Morgan
Missoula's flight connections have improved so much since I first flew to Ecuador that I arrived in Quito in just 13 hours versus the 20+ it used to take! Betty and Marcelo met me at the airport …