|View on our walk into Otavalo|
|View from our balcony|
In Otavalo the majority of the
Surrounded by three volcanoes, the views from our place on the hill outside the city were phenomenal. For much of our stay in the area we hung out on the patio of our apartment, and enjoyed the beauty. But we did schedule side trips, which included a few nearby points of interest. Our first destination was Lake Monjado, several miles out of town, located in a volcanic crater of one of the nearby mountains. Driven to the Lake, we left our driver behind and hiked further up the mountain, but we were amazed to see little dots of people trekking up to the peaks.
From Cotacachi we moved on to the Peguche Waterfalls, ten minutes
After our stay in Otavalo, we headed back to Quito where we caught a one-hour flight down to Cuenca, where we will be for the next ten days.
|This was our laundry being done, the old-fashioned way!|