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Zipping up the side of a mountain (3600 feet in 10 minutes) is a efficient way to get around, but the altitude catches pretty quick. Thin as the air was, it was the vistas that were breathtaking. At 13,300 ft, you can see Quito and the surrounding volcanoes.
As a New Yorker, I appreciate and expect a stellar New Year's Eve celebration. Quito did not disappoint. Summing it up in three words: food, fireworks and fires. The vibe was lively, the crowd was great and the experience was unlike anything else I've experienced before.
Sunshine and surfing -- few words complement each other so nicely. I loved Montanita immediately, and not just because there's no altitude effecting the oxygen to my brain. The vibe is chill, people cool, the waves are sweet -- making the sleepy little beach town a great stop in Ecuador.
The Salar de Uyuni is one of the most spectacular nature wonders on the planet. The surroundings are blinding and borderline incomprehensible. Over 4,000 square miles of salt flats. It'll make you delirious after a while...
While Guayaquil may not be the sexiest city in the world, it definitely has some seedy charm and unique charisma. The largest city in Ecuador, Guayaquil is on the up-and-up and here's a quick peek at what it's all about.
Bryce Canyon National Park is inviting, easy to explore and known for it's quirky "hoodoos" rocks. The camping is great, the vistas are countless and it's actually NOT hard to avoid crowds. So, giddy-up! There are trails to be hiked, stars to be watched and countless pix to be taken.
Recently named a "New Seven Wonder of the World," Machu Picchu is massive and intricate. The entire time I was there, I couldn't find words BIG enough to describe its grandeur. So, if it looks like I'm short on words -- it's because I *am*. Ended up taking a lot of pictures instead. :)