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Border Crossing: Ecuador to Peru

Border town: Huaquillas
L E A V I N G   E C U A D O R
STEP 1
Turn into Huaquillas (do not go straight into the Frontera).  After paying $1 USD at the tollbooth, look for the building with the palm trees out front.  You will see the Migracion sign to your left.
STEP 2
Show the official [...]

Rambling Ecuador: The Video

Check out our rambles in lovely Ecuador:

Off-Road Cuisine: Cuy

Here’s our best Off-Road Cuisine yet – watch us cook cuy (guinea pig) in Ecuador!

Rambling Ecuador

TULCAN
Since the computer system that distributes SOAT, the vehicle insurance that is required in Ecuador, we were committed to spending the night in Tulcan, Ecuador’s northernmost town.  While there is little to do in Tulcan, we did find the most unique cemetery that I have ever seen.
Cemetario Tulcan holds rows and rows of graves resting [...]

Border Crossing: Colombia to Ecuador

Border town: Impiales
The border crossing from Colombia to Ecuador is a piece of cake in comparison to the border crossings of Central America.  The process is straight-forward, clean, and organized, and the mountains surrounding Impiales are spectacular.
C O L O M B I A
STEP 1:
When you drive to the border crossing, park in the lot [...]