Hitchchiking to laguna Cuicocha, the guinea pig lake

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  1. looks like an amzing plc to hitch hike!!
    love the shots u have taken!!!

  2. Excellent & interesting narration of tough challenging trek. Superb pictures.Thanks for sharing.

  1. November 26, 2011

    […] Tungurahua volcanoes and checking out large lakes, I saw two more places that were intriguing – Laguna Cuicocha and Laguna Quilotoa. These two lakes had formed inside the crater of a former volcano. […]

  2. December 10, 2011

    […] about 20 minutes (15km) from Otavalo and a gateway to Laguna Cuicocha and the Cotacachi Cayapas natural reserve, Cotacachi is worth a stop for its famous leather goods. […]

  3. January 1, 2012

    […] to places north of QuitoTerminal Carcelén (Terminal Terrestre Norte) is used by buses that go to northern parts of Ecuador such as Otavalo, Ibarra and all the way to Colombia. Regardless, it is integrated with a city bus […]

  4. March 27, 2012

    […] by numerous interesting mountains, volcanoes and lakes, and presents exciting opportunities for hiking enthusiasts. Toronto, where I live, is on a very flat terrain and therefore I was looking forward to visit this […]

  5. August 20, 2012

    […] such oddly unique natural formations. ↑ Other crater lakes I visited in Ecuador: The Cuicocha lake with a Guinea Pig -shaped island in the middle; and Mojanda lake triplet with the majestic Fuya […]

  6. August 26, 2012

    […] clue what it was about. ↑ Pristine blue waters of the Mojanda lake.The Otavalo region has great places to hike and get lost in the nature. The Mojanda area is certainly distinct, being above the tree line and […]

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