Ecuador


Broken foot Featured Triumph Tiger 800XC RTW motorcycle adventure

Fcuk, I broke my foot 6

This is the kind of story you just couldn’t make up. I managed to break my foot in three places but not as you might expect. Find out how Steve ended up on crutches.


Quito Featured Triumph Tiger 800XC RTW motorcycle adventure

Breathless in Quito

Quito is the second highest capital city in the world, La Paz in Bolivia being the highest. Our Triumph Tiger 800XC had had a rest whilst we were in the Galapagos islands but now was the time to move on. Find out how we became breathless in Quito.


Galapagos Triumph Tiger 800xc RTW motorcycle adventure

Galapagos Islands, Ecuador 2

The Galapagos Islands were definitely on our bucket list of places to visit. Taking time out from our regular travels, we flew from Quito to the islands and spent 8 days on the boat Angelito. We were not disappointed. Click here to see the diversity of landscape and wildlife we encountered on our visit.


Mindo Humming Bird Triumph Tiger 800XC motorcycle adventure

Marvellous Mindo, Ecuador 2

Crossing the equator for the first time on Tigger, our Triumph Tiger 800XC was actually a bit of a non-event! We were heading to Mindo, a small town in the forested mountains north west of Quito. Why was it a non-event? Find out here.


Ecuador Ibarra Flag Triumph Tiger 800XC RTW motorcycle adventure

Welcome to Ecuador 2

Welcome to Ecuador. Discovering new cultures and places to visit is always exciting. Many travellers seem to rush through Ecuador on their way to Peru. We won’t do the same. What’s it like in Ecuador then? Find out here.


Map Ecuador Triumph Tiger 800xc RTW round the world

Map: Ecuador

This is a fully interactive map of our route through Ecuador on our Triumph Tiger 800XC. It’s been created from track logs captured on our Garmin GPS and then imported, via Google Earth, into Google maps.


Triumph Tiger 800xc Back on the road Ecuador

Back on the road 27

After a difficult year, Janette, Tigger and I are back on the road in Ecuador, South America. I have some travels to catch up on in the blog and will do that in due course but in summary this was our last 12 months.   At the end of January […]