Cotopaxi National Park
After cooking up a delicious batch of veggies, beans and rice, and then tossing and turning through another chilly night, we made the trip back down to the park entrance. Because the drive up seemed so short, “it couldn’t have been more than 8 or 9 km...” we decided to save the $20 ride and instead just hike out. Eighteen kilometers and four hours later, we’d discovered a whole new group of leg muscles and learned that these muscles hurt for days after a long downhill hike. The twisted priorities of a backpacker...
Keep bein’ chili!