to the viewpoint-
These wonderful women were the cooks-
Looking away from Quito-
The Mercado Central is a conglomeration of booths where breakfast and lunch are served. It's an awesome place and as a bonus, very close to our hostel. I had the best soup I've ever eaten called Locro de Papa. It's a hot creamy potato soup with cheese and avocado for $2. They brought an onion, cilantro, chile sauce to mix in. I asked for the recipe but was told it's a secret. I also had a mora (blackberry) juice $1-
A cool bathroom along the way-
Dario Voss is originally from Medellin, Colombia but has been in London for years, first working as a flight attendant and now for Trafalgar Travel. He's single and doing this trip because normal tour companies don't take you to the heart of the countries. This trip allows you to do that and meet locals along the way. Dario is also along for the adventure - cooking, tenting etc. He's done other overlands including Central America, South East Asia and Africa: Nairobi to Cape Town.