Long long Chile…it´s almost impossible to imagine the length of this country.
We never saw a country with that much variety in landscapes, food and people.
Landing by airplane in Quito used to be pretty tough. With a height of 2800m a.s.l. this city is the highest capital city of the world.
We stumble over the rotten pedestrian bridge that crosses the brown and muddy Río Sixaola from Costa Rica to Panama.
People call it “the latin american Suiss”. If you see the prices for a piece of cheese, you get why. If you try that piece of cheese, you don’t get why.
The best way to travel around in Nicaragua is in so called “chickenbusses”, typical old yellow american schoolbuses, which once they get sorted out in the States are sold to Nicaragua.
Flying into the world’s second biggest city feels like landing on Darth Vader’s Deathstar. It took more than 20 minutes just to fly over the innumerable barrios of Mexico City without any sign of it to ever end.
It´s been an adventurous first chapter. We had arrived at night at Havanna Airport without cash or accomodation.The only ATM was broke.