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👫 Alex and Claudia 📍Miami, USA 🇺🇸 🔜 United Kingdom 🇬🇧 📸 All photos are shot by myself
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Last picture from Salento we promise! We were rewarded with this view of Bosque de las Palmas at the end of our 5 hour hike! 🌴 🇨🇴

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One of our favourite parts of the hiking in the Cocora Valley was seeing the Wax Palms which are the tallest palms in the world and can grow to 60 metres 🌴 We didn't realise palms could grow to this extent - I'm in the bottom corner to give a size comparison! 🇨🇴

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We were particularly excited about our next destination as we'd never been to a cloud forest before! The Cocora Valley in Salento had a great hiking route through the depth of the forest with some amazing views. As we were walking through clouds we did get rained on, which was to be expected, but we still enjoyed the experience and there was even a hummingbird sanctuary on the route! ☁️ 🍃

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After an extremely bumpy 5 hour journey through the mountains on a minibus.. we made it to San Agustin. The main thing to do in the town is to visit the archaeological parks too see these cool sculptures. We were stuck in the park for several hours due to the rain but we found the sculptures incredibly interesting and amazed that they had been preserved from an estimated 50–400 A.D. 🇨🇴

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We unsuccessfully tried to make it to our next destination in one day and had to spend the night in Popayan. Although initially disappointing, we ended up enjoying our 12 hours in the city. There were beautiful colonial whitewash buildings and we even found a viewpoint to hike up to the following morning 🇨🇴

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Our next destination is... Colombia! After a long bus journey from Quito we crossed from Ecuador into Colombia late at night and luckily we were just in time before the border closed. As it was late we decided to stay in the Colombian border town of Ipiales. Although there wasn't much to see in the actual town, we found this stunning church just a 15 minute drive away which made Ipiales well worth the stop! 🇨🇴

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Our last stop in Ecuador - Quito! We only had 24 hours to explore the city so we decided to do a walking tour to make sure we saw all the main sights. Our favourite part of the city was this quaint and colourful street with views of the hills behind 🇪🇨

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We had the best time in the jungle! Our days involved spotting wildlife, learning about the incredible nature, canoeing and swimming in the Cuyabeno river and meeting an indigenous Amazon community. All whilst staying at the lovely Bamboo Eco Lodge. Here's a few pictures of the animals we spotted 🐒 🐛 🐦 🐍 🐬

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Next unexpected stop: the Amazon jungle! We made a last minute decision to book a trip to the jungle before leaving Ecuador. Day one didn't disappoint - the day started with a two hour canoe ride through the jungle to our lodge for the next five days, and whilst animal spotting on the way we saw an anaconda and a two toed sloth! The sunset wasn't bad either 🐍 🌅

14 Days ago
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We went in search for the swing at the end of the world - the most instagrammable place! 🇪🇨

15 Days ago
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Next stop is the buzzing town of Baños. We arrived just in time for the weekend which meant crowds of both tourists and locals. We decided to escape the bustle of the town by finding a hill to hike up which gave us this different outlook of Baños 🇪🇨

18 Days ago
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The most rewarding view after a three day hike! The vast lake sits inside the crater of an extinct volcano and the locals say that it has no bottom 🌋 🇪🇨

21 Days ago
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We set off bright and early for day two of the Quilotoa Loop. After getting lost several times on the way due to our ambiguous map and directions, we were pointed in the right direction by the kind locals and eventually made it to Chugchilán and our next lodge for the night 🌳 🇪🇨

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After our first day of hiking the Quilotoa Loop we found a comfortable mountain lodge to spend the night. Before getting an early night for the next morning of hiking we enjoyed this stunning sunset from the comfort of our lodge 🌄 🇪🇨

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Our next adventure is the Quilotoa Loop - a three day hike through the beautiful Ecuadorean countryside. On day one we took a few too many breaks to take in the amazing views 🌳 🇪🇨

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For the second half of our day in Guayaquil we decided to go for a walk around the extremely tranquil Santay Island. The island has miles of boardwalk trails, an eco-village inhabited by local families as well as wildlife including crocodiles and this cute little guy who isn't caged and roams free 🦉 🇪🇨

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The city of Guayaquil was such a surprise. We only had one day to explore the city so first thing in the morning we ventured to the colourful Barrio of Las Peñas for this view from Faro Cerro Santa Ana, definitely worth the hike up in the heat! 🇪🇨

32 Days ago
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We loved exploring the streets of Cuenca, some of the prettiest of the whole trip 🇪🇨

33 Days ago
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We found a beautiful church in our first city in Ecuador 🇪🇨

34 Days ago
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Nautical vibes ⚓️

41 Days ago
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Night one in Lima and the last Peruvian city on our trip 🌆 🇵🇪

43 Days ago
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It was special to see this place without the crowds 🇵🇪

44 Days ago
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The best sunrise yet 🌅 🇵🇪

45 Days ago
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The highlight of our first day hiking was the climb to this stunning lake 🇵🇪

47 Days ago
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Rewarding views already and it's only day one of our five day trek 🏔 🇵🇪

48 Days ago
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We were blown away by the architecture in this city 🇵🇪

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On our first night in Cusco we went in search of a view of the buzzing Plaza de Armas 🇵🇪

51 Days ago
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Three days hiking wasn't enough to explore this beautiful canyon ☁️ 🇵🇪

52 Days ago
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We stumbled across this impressive view on our last day in Arequipa! ⛰ 🇵🇪

53 Days ago
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The impressive art of traditional weaving 🇵🇪

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Our last day in Bolivia 🚣 🇧🇴

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We think we might move to one of the tiny villages on Isla Del Sol 🏡 🇧🇴

61 Days ago
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We enjoyed a day hiking on this beautiful and unspoilt island 🌴 🇧🇴

62 Days ago