Papallataca Hot Springs

After lunch we drove about 3hrs from Tena to Papallataca to a resort: Termas de Papallataca. This area is known for it’s natural hot springs so the resort had a bunch of nice hot pools (and a few cold one’s if you want to dip in and jump back to the hot). We went and…

1.5 Days in Tena

We arrived in Tena around 3pm and checked into our Hostel in the “rainforest”. Our host recommended a local Turkish food place for dinner with ‘extra crispy fries’ 😂 tbh we have only had soggy fries since we’ve been here so I was a little intrigued! The place was just a tiny little kitchen with…

Three days in Baños

Day 1:We left Latacunga around 9am and it took about 2hrs to drive to La Casa del Arbol in Baños. La Casa del Arbol is at the top of a mountain and has a swing that you can go on over the mountain edge! Only $1/person to get in!Got a quick pic with the classic…

Quilotoa Lake

Only one plan for the day- Quilotoa Lake! It was about 1.5hr drive from Latacunga. Had a bit of a late start so we ended up getting to the lake at 11:30. It was only $2 per person to get into the Lake area and parking was pretty simple! There was a free bathroom in…

Two days in Quito

We arrived in Quito at about 2am and had a quick medical check to make sure we had our negative covid test / didn’t have a temperature. We made it out of the airport in about 30minutes! Our hotel was only about 5minutes from the airport so thankfully we were asleep not too long after…