Aimee's Compass
banos ecuador

I tend to think of Ecuador as the middle child of Colombia and Peru. With Colombia well-known for its narcotics history, and as home to one of the world’s most infamous drug...

montanita ecuador

Dave and I have been on the road for approximately six weeks now, the majority of which has been filled with sightseeing, lessons in culture and history, and day tours to...

Banos Ecuador Valley

The town of Baños in Ecuador is small, but has plenty to offer backpackers. For starters, it’s known as the country’s adrenaline capital due to the large selection of white-water rafting,...

middle of the world in quito ecuador

Our flight from Bogota to Quito is delayed by an hour, so it’s evening by the time we arrive at the Ecuadorian capital’s airport. We’re staying at Community Hostel, in the...