What’s the lure of the Pan Americana? I asked a number of overlanders what made them drive (parts of) the Pan American Highway that links Alaska with Ushuaia.
Part 3 in the series Problem Solving on the Road, this time focused on the car workshop in Quito, Ecuador.
The treasure of La Selva Eco Lodge in Ecuador is that you can only reach it by boat, plus watching animal life around the lodge is done by boat as well.
The 120-km-long Vía Auca goes deep into the Ecuadorian Amazon. We indadvertedly leave the main road and meet the Huoarani indigenous people.
We swap our landcruising adventure for a Galápagos cruise and to see whether seacruising would for us.
We off-road to the wilderness and rough camp at the protected páramo of the Zuleta community in the Andes Mountains at 4,000 meters.
Problem solving on the road, in Ecuador to be exact, continues with stories on idler shafts, gearbox dismantles, and tires (once more).
It started with an odd sound, it ended with new leaf-springs, and the transfer box taken down. Part one of car problem solving in Ecuador.
As Coen inspected wheel nuts on Ecuadorian vehicles he noticed many were missing; what does this say about car mechanics?
Driving from south to north we traverse a couple of national parks in Ecuador. Hiking around volcanoes and crater lakes, and the visit of a deer and fox.