We made our way out of the cloud forest and spent a couple of hours in Otavalo where the locals have a daily handicraft market. We liked the ponchos and blankets - but how to transport them (and will we wear them back home?!). So we opted for a new bag for the slack line, replacing the ugly and half-broken previous one.
The afternoon in Quito was quiet, Anna checked out a vegan café and then we went bouldering. The main attraction though (and partly due to little performance given the altitude): a slack line mounted above the boulder area :-)
By the way, Ecuador uses the USD as its currency after some hyperinflation some 20 years ago. They accept US printed notes and minted coins, but also produce their own ones likes the attached three examples of a 1 dollar coin.Read more