Day 54 – Quito to Machachi

Day 54 – Quito to Machachi

July 24th 2015 Quito to Machachi Start 7.15am and finish 2pm Distance – 65.7kms We left Quito after more goodbyes and in clearer weather this time. The road out of town was the same as yesterday and I can’t say I enjoyed the 12 km climb back up to the same...
Day 53 – Quito to Quito

Day 53 – Quito to Quito

July 23rd 2015 Quito – Pifo – Quito Start 8am and finish 10.30am Distance – 24kms We were all looking forward to leaving this morning and getting back on the road. Chris the cyclist we met at the border and arrived in Quito with decided to join us...
Day 51, 52 – Rest days in Quito

Day 51, 52 – Rest days in Quito

July 21st and 22nd, 2015 Rest days Quito. Had a bit of a sleep in and even though we still woke up early it was nice to just lie in the tent and not have to get up. Finally up and at ’em by first doing washing. Santiago had an old school laundry set up with a...
Day 50 – Cayambe to Quito

Day 50 – Cayambe to Quito

July 20th 2015 Distance – 69.4kms We left early enough but only got as far as the coffee shop before stopping again. The ride out of town was easy with uphills and downhills on a good road with a relatively clean shoulder and multiple lanes so you had the option...
Day 49 – Otavalo to Cayambe

Day 49 – Otavalo to Cayambe

July 19th, 2015 Otavalo to Cayambe Start 9am and finish 12 noon Total time – 2.17hrs Distance – 31.2kms Average – 13.6kms/hr Max – 65.5kms/hr We met Chris out front of our hotel at 8am and made it as far as around the corner to the bakery and...