Read my contest-winning story about Ecuador
(This is my third year winning third place in this contest.)
Ecuador is a fascinating country that lives up to the travel cliche “a land of contrasts” — nice people, colonial cities, and dramatic changes in landscape from high in the mountains to down to the coast. The story is about my attempt to climb a volcano next to the small town of Banos.
Transitions Abroad is an excellent resource for all kinds of information about traveling and living abroad. They also host several contests a year. The next one is the Expatriate Writing Contest — fellow travel writers, check it out!