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Hiking in Quito, Ecuador – Ruca Pichincha Trail

Hiking in Quito, Ecuador – Ruca Pichincha Trail

After being here for over a week now I figured it was time to do some hiking in Quito. Trust me, you need to acclimatize to the altitude here before attempting any of these trails. Sendero al Ruco Pichincha is a popular trail for weekend hikes in Quito. It is easily accessible from the city via cable car and offers spectacular views of Quito down below. With the great views come the difficulties of hiking at high altitude. The trail…

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How is international travel during the Covid-19 pandemic?

How is international travel during the Covid-19 pandemic?

My last flight was exactly 7 months ago from Denver to San Jose, Costa Rica. I remember my friend and I making fun of the guy boarding in front of us because he had a tube of Clorox wipes in his backpack. A few people on the plane were also wiping down their tray tables with these soon to be hard to find wipes. What is wrong with these people I thought to myself? Little did I know that was…

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