The Hubs-Great Hostals Backpackers-Los Pinos, Banos-Where Travellers meet.

To the South of Quito, Banos takes travellers from city to outdoor fun within a four hour journey.  The city’s facade is of sport, confection and tom foolery, but its heart echos the spirit of adventure.  Rock climbers, white-water hounds, cyclists and hikers all meet daily at the center of town for a morning’s coffee … Continue reading

Passion and Prose-Ayngelina around the world from Bacon is Magic!

 A suprising rule of thumb that I´ve found since I´ve been in Ecuador is that people travelling here tend to find what they are looking for!  After all the worry, the planning, and the stress of making the trip actually happen I´ve seen people arrive in Quito and the circumstances that they find themselves in … Continue reading

Surfing, Adventure Sports and Volunteering with Patricia White at the South American Explorers Club in Quito

Patricia’s adventurous spirit led her to Ecuador over 5 years ago. Since then she has pioneered in creating active travel excursions for volunteers, climbers, surfers and students.

Working for International Student Volunteers, she created itineraries and led groups of students around the country, especially to communities off the beaten path.

Betty Surf and Yoga April Newsletter

A friend of mine, Patricia, started a Surf and Yoga Camp in Canoa and writes a newsletter every month featuring different people and places around Ecuador. This month includes Canoa and Banos. Click the image below to check it out!

People and Prose-Volunteer of the Week

As part of my job at Lead-Adventures I make point to find volunteers who have spent time at one of the many projects going on in Ecuador.  I do this to find out how their time at the project was and keep updated about how specific projects are running presently. Lead is serious about people getting the … Continue reading