So, due to our crazy schedule changes, we’re actually past the 2/3 mark on our trip :-(. But, since we just left South America and are heading to Central, we figured now would be the most logical time to do our “Close-enough-to-2/3rds” superlatives!
Days in South America: 168
Dollars Spent (not including flight):
Countries Visited: 4
Books Read: 19 (Carrie), 12 (Zach)
Number of shirts left: 6 (Carrie), 3 (Zach)
Favorite Food: ceviche (Zach), llapingachos (Carrie)
Favorite Snack: corn/cheese pancake thingies from Ecuador
Favorite Beverage: Campos de Solana vino tinto from Tarija, Bolivia
Most Craved Food Currently: orange cheese (Carrie), sour cream (Zach)
Things We’re Most Excited For in USA: friends, Netflix, cooking, baking (Carrie), telling stories to family and friends (Zach)
Most Annoying Phenomenon: staring people
Longest Bus Marathon: 3 days almost-straight, Trinidad, Bolivia to Arequipa, Perú
Nicest People: still Colombians
Favorite Big City: Lima, Perú
Favorite Small City: Cuzco, Perú
Dumpiest Town: Uyuni, Bolivia
Best Place to Open Our Bar Someday: Canoa, Ecuador
Most Enjoyable Hike: Isla del Sol, Bolivia
Most Miserable Hike: Laguna Quilotoa, Ecuador
Most Controversial Post: Happy Birthday Blog
Worst Addiction: Fried chicken
Most Life-Changing Moment: getting engaged
Hottest Place: Colombian coast
Most Mosquitoes: Bolivian Amazon
Biggest Disappointment: Taganga, Colombia
Biggest Ripoff: Bus from Medellin to Santa Marta, Colombia during Easter week=130,000 COP ($70) per ticket
Still Our Favorite Country: Ecuador!!!!!!! We love you!!!!
Goals for Central America
1. Not sweat to death!
2. Show Zach’s friend Steve a good time in Nicaragua!
3. Do more filming!
4. Improve our Spanish!
5. Make it home safely, and with a little bit of money left.
Posted on April 15, 2012, in Adventures, Bolivia, Colombia, Ecuador, Goals, Hiking, Hostels, Peru, Travel and tagged adventure, Arequipa, backpacking, Bolivia, Colombia, Copacabana, Ecuador, highlights, hiking, Isla del Sol, Peru, Quilotoa, South America, superlatives, travel. Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.